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Channel One on air personalities: Who’s coming back for 2018-19?

June 14, 2018
Channel One on air personalities: Who’s coming back for 2018-19?

  All smiles and giggles with another year of commercially exploiting schoolchildren under their belts. The primary job of these Channel One yahoos is to sell stuff to teens and preteens. Each of them is tremendously accomplished at their kiddie marketing jobs. Each of them knows, or should know, they are especially hurting children in lower-income...
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A look back – 2006: “The Company is in the process of assessing the business.”

June 13, 2018
A look back – 2006:  “The Company is in the process of assessing the business.”

Note:  Obligation, Inc. published this on November 8, 2006: PRIMEDIA Reports Third Quarter 2006 Results Tuesday November 7, 8:30 am ET “However, the magnitude of other challenges has increased, causing us to reduce 2006 guidance. Channel One is having a worse-than-expected 2006 selling season. Enthusiast Media’s International Automotive category continues to decline as the...
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Junk food ads on Channel One News 1997-2002

June 8, 2018
Junk food ads on Channel One News 1997-2002


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Buh-Bye, Channel One.

May 25, 2018
Buh-Bye, Channel One.

From Jim Metrock: Channel One used to broadcast into June, but they stopped that a few years ago. It was just too much work. The lazy employees at Channel One News have signed off today for the remainder of May, all of June and July and a few weeks of August.  No need to...
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Northeastern High School (OH) goes gaga over Channel One.

May 8, 2018
Northeastern High School (OH) goes gaga over Channel One.

From Jim Metrock: It’s rare to see high school students participate in a Channel One News stunt.  Usually, students just out of elementary school love to send in their “shout outs” so they can see themselves on the classroom TV screen. However, Northeastern High School students in Springfield, OH had some middle school-fun by filming...
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Channel One News ripping off CBS News? Remember when Ch1 promoted Red Bull to kids?

May 1, 2018
Channel One News ripping off CBS News? Remember when Ch1 promoted Red Bull to kids?

From Jim Metrock: Channel One News has a well-earned reputation for laziness and sloth.  If a young person wants to do as little as they possible and still be called a “reporter” there is only one place to go: Channel One News. Let me show you something interesting. Watch this video of a news...
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Somerset (PA) students perform for Channel One.

February 14, 2018
Somerset (PA) students perform for Channel One.

Video: Channel One News Somerset Area JH Feb 14 2018  
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A Kipp elementary school in New Orleans does a bad thing.

February 13, 2018
A Kipp elementary school in New Orleans does a bad thing.

From Jim Metrock: Ugh. This is another new low for the kiddie marketers at Channel One. Today’s Channel One TV show opened with 3rd-graders! reciting the “Channel One News starts right now” script. These are 8-year-old children.  What was this teacher thinking?  What was the principal thinking? (If the principal even knew what was...
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Derby Middle School takes time out to do a promotional spot for a school vendor.

February 2, 2018
Derby Middle School takes time out to do a promotional spot for a school vendor.

From Jim Metrock: It seems there are more than a few schools that love to film videos for the controversial, kiddie marketing firm Channel One.  Here’s one from Derby, Kansas.   From Channel One’s transcript for Feb. 2, 2018: Students: This is Mr. Loop’s fourth-hour social studies class at Derby Middle School in Derby,...
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Why aren’t Waynesfield-Goshen Middle School students paid for creating this commercial?

February 2, 2018
Why aren’t Waynesfield-Goshen Middle School students paid for creating this commercial?

From Jim Metrock: Here’s another school allowing its students to film a commercial (the students and teacher don’t know its a commercial, but it is) for the struggling youth marketing firm called Channel One News. Most schools have better things to do with their precious school time. Let’s hope the Waynefield-Goshen Local School district...
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