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Channel One asks middle schoolers: Do you think it’s disrespectful not to stand during the national anthem?

August 31, 2016
Channel One asks middle schoolers: Do you think it’s disrespectful not to stand during the national anthem?

Controversial Channel One News continues to promote their value-neutral philosophy.   No absolutes at Channel One News.   Nothing is right or wrong, nothing is acceptable or unacceptable.  It all depends on what YOU think and the social context in which the decision is made.   From Channel One’s Hall of Shame:  Kids, do you...
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“Free”? Channel One should pay schools to air its TV show.

August 28, 2016
“Free”?  Channel One should pay schools to air its TV show.

Jim Metrock: Channel One News is continuing to have difficulty attracting schools to their subscription service. Now the youth marketing company is offering a free two-week trial. Channel One would not be making this offer if schools were beating down their door to sign up.
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Channel One is back. Few young people care.

August 24, 2016
Channel One is back. Few young people care.

From Jim Metrock: Yes, those lovable, wannabe journalists at Channel One News are back.  Well, not all of them – Maggie Rulli left months earlier. Are students excited about seeing their favorite on-air personalities back on their classroom screens?  I don’t think so. As you see, in two days the Facebook post announcing, “Channel...
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Moving van at the dock: Channel One has to move again.

August 23, 2016
Moving van at the dock: Channel One has to move again.

“ANNOUNCEMENT: Channel One’s New York offices are moving this week. As of Monday, October 8th, we will be located at 1440 Broadway, 17th Fl., NY, NY 10018. Our new phone # is: 212-204-3700; Fax: 212-204-3960. All e-mails remain the same. Please make note of the change.” From Jim Metrock:  That was 2001.  Sinking revenues...
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Sick Houghton Mifflin may consider pulling plug on Channel One News.

August 9, 2016
Sick Houghton Mifflin may consider pulling plug on Channel One News.

From Jim Metrock: In 2014 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) had a lot of people scratching their heads when they acquired the burned-out, remaining assets of Channel One News. Only two years before, Houghton Mifflin emerged from an embarrassing bankruptcy. Why did HMH acquire Channel One when this controversial youth marketing company had little chance of adding...
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Channel One News not hiring, as if you were interested.

June 2, 2016
Channel One News not hiring, as if you were interested.

From Jim Metrock:  Houghton Mifflin’s controversial Channel One News is not hiring. Summer is a bad time for this dinosaur of a youth marketing firm.  The summer months are a perfect time for schools to end their contract with Channel One.  When a TV show is losing their audience, why hire more people?  
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Maggie Rulli leaves Channel One News

May 30, 2016
Maggie Rulli leaves Channel One News

  From Jim Metrock: Channel One’s on-air personality Maggie Rulli is leaving. Her last day was Friday, May 27. Ms. Rulli stayed too long at the controversial, in-school TV show.  Her role was to be the pretty face to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s ugly commercial exploitation of school kids via their Channel One News subsidiary. Sadly she stayed with this...
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Schools continue to disrespect Channel One News

May 9, 2016
Schools continue to disrespect Channel One News

    From Jim Metrock: Schools continue to show Channel One before school starts.  Schools that are serious about academics will not allow Channel One News to interfere with their school day.  The remaining advertisers on Channel One have to know that the TV show doesn’t have the audience it once had. Students at...
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Channel One News quietly begins season. Student audience kaput.

August 11, 2015
Channel One News quietly begins season.  Student audience kaput.

  Poor Channel One Once this controversial, kiddie marketing company had 8 million students forced to watch their program.  Although Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Channel One’s owner, continues to state Channel One’s audience is “nearly 5 million,” the true number is probably closer to  2 – 3 million.  Channel One used to update their ever-decreasing estimated...
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Arielle Hixson joins sinking ship Channel One News

April 2, 2015
Arielle Hixson joins sinking ship Channel One News

From Jim Metrock:  It’s sad to see young people with a real chance to be legitimate journalists sign on with the kiddie marketing firm Channel One.   Check out the background for this dynamic young woman and then try to understand her decision to join Houghton Mifflin’s Channel One News.   http://www.channelone.com/reporter/arielle-hixson/ Note to Ms. Hixson:...
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