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Tones [sic] of problems for NexxGen News.

September 12, 2019
Tones [sic] of problems for NexxGen News.

From Jim Metrock: Some people are good spellers and some, like me, are not. It appears that NexxGen News employees also have trouble with spelling. Take a look at an NGN Facebook post from this week. “Tones” surely means “tons,” a mistake anybody can make. What is troubling is another spelling mistake that is...
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Let’s get NexxGen News up to 10 likes.

September 6, 2019
Let’s get NexxGen News up to 10 likes.

Edmodo’s partner in school advertising “crime” is NexxGen News. NexxGen News appears to be a cheat clone of the discredited Channel One News program. It’s hard to see schools falling for this mess. It took over a month for NexxGen to generate 3 “likes” on Twitter.  
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Edmodo’s sponsored content brings controversy.

September 3, 2019
Edmodo’s sponsored content brings controversy.

From Jim Metrock: I copied the content below from Edmodo’s support page so we can document any changes to their advertising policy. Hopefully, the public will become more familiar with Edmodo’s advertising policy this coming school year.  I feel few have been paying attention to Edmodo.   Earlier this year, Edmodo got on Obligation’s...
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How could Edmodo make these mistakes? (2018 EdSurge article)

August 12, 2019
How could Edmodo make these mistakes? (2018 EdSurge article)

Drinking, Smoking and Sugar: How Unsavory Ads Wound Up on Edmodo By Emily Tate     Oct 8, 2018 Beth Freeman logs in to her son’s Edmodo account from time to time to check on his homework assignments. Over the last year, she’s noticed ads peppered throughout the communications app, which is used by...
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No video from NexxGen News since June 10

August 5, 2019
No video from NexxGen News since June 10

The new Channel One-like NexxGen News appears to be inactive over the summer. No post from the company has been published since June 10. We have no idea what the plans are for this classroom, marketing program. Efforts to meet with NexxGen News and Gen Media Partners executives have been unsuccessful. Stay tune to...
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Introducing NexxGen News or Channel One News 2.0 (2 point Oh No)

July 29, 2019
Introducing NexxGen News or Channel One News 2.0 (2 point Oh No)

      From Jim Metrock: Just over a year ago, the controversial, hyper-commercialized, in-school TV show called Channel One News went out of business. Few schools were watching Channel One when they called it quits so few were sorry to see it go. Unfortunately for kids, a few Channel One employees decided they...
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Secrets about Channel One News: They advertised racy TV shows to students.

January 1, 2019
Secrets about Channel One News: They advertised racy TV shows to students.

  From Jim Metrock: Pretty Little Liars was heavily advertised on Channel One News. Q:  What type of creepy adult would promote age-inappropriate cultural rot to children? A:  The creepy employees at Channel One News. Some of the Channel One employees who helped plug this filth to kids in their classrooms were: Shelby HollidayScott...
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Channel One News made students perform like circus animals.

December 19, 2018
Channel One News made students perform like circus animals.

From Jim Metrock: It’s been over six months since Channel One News taped their last show. Schools no longer have to suffer Channel One’s daily 12-minute commercial assault on students. The blaring classroom TV set no longer comes on automatically. [Channel One had rigged all their TVs to come on without human effort because...
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Why Channel One News was removed from schools: Houston Chronicle Editorial (2002)

November 21, 2018
Why Channel One News was removed from schools: Houston Chronicle Editorial (2002)

Editorial – November 13, 2002 UNPLUG IT End Channel One hawking to kids in Texas classrooms The State Board of Education is scheduled to vote this week on a resolution encouraging all local Texas local school districts to remove Channel One from the public schools. The resolution should be approved, and then heeded by school districts. Channel...
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Bobbie Patray had a lot to do with the demise of Channel One News.

November 7, 2018
Bobbie Patray had a lot to do with the demise of Channel One News.

  From Jim Metrock: Bobbie Patray is one of my heroes. As president of the Tennessee Eagle Forum she helped secure a very important Southern Baptist Convention resolution urging schools to remove Channel One News from their classrooms. https://brnow.org/News/July-2018/In-school-newscast-s-cancelation-celebrated
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