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Channel One News advertised Twinkies to schoolchildren.

August 7, 2017
Channel One News advertised Twinkies to schoolchildren.

From Jim Metrock:  Why would the kiddie marketers at Channel One News advertise Hostess Twinkies to schoolchildren when they knew there was a childhood obesity crisis in the country? The reason is simple: Channel One News was created by advertising and marketing people to sell whatever they could get away with to a captive...
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Channel One News showed this in a classroom!?

August 7, 2017
Channel One News showed this in a classroom!?

From Jim Metrock: Educators don’t like Channel One News because it often makes a circus of their classrooms. The kiddie marketers at Channel One have to bring crazy, goofy images and loud sounds into schools in order to get students to WATCH THE COMMERCIALS.  Unless students turn their eyes to Channel One’s advertising, they...
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Why Channel One News is so controversial.

August 4, 2017
Why Channel One News is so controversial.


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Channel One News celebrates how Islam treats young women.

August 4, 2017
Channel One News celebrates how Islam treats young women.

  From Jim Metrock:  Channel One News doesn’t spend most of its time covering hard news.  It can’t.  It would be too expensive, and besides, the show is always a day late because it is, even in 2017, a taped show. Channel One could produce a live show that would be more current for...
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Houghton Mifflin reports 2Q loss

August 3, 2017
Houghton Mifflin reports 2Q loss

  From Jim Metrock: Channel One’s parent company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt reported today that it lost $46.9 million in its second quarter.  How much of that is due to Channel One is unknown.  Houghton Mifflin rarely mentions Channel One by name anymore. Houghton Mifflin lost $8 million in the Second Quarter of 2015. Houghton...
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Berkeley County schools face financial crisis, yet still wastes taxpayer $ showing Channel One News.

August 1, 2017
Berkeley County schools face financial crisis, yet still wastes taxpayer $ showing Channel One News.

  Channel One promo filmed by students March 2016 Hedgesville MS   From Jim Metrock:  Hedgesville Middle School evidently is continuing to show movie commercials and other ads for products in its classrooms.  Showing Channel One News according to the contract takes up one hour a week of taxpayer-funded school time.  Let’s hope Berkeley...
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Channel One News allows Iron Man director to promote his movie on taxpayer time. (2010)

July 29, 2017
Channel One News allows Iron Man director to promote his movie on taxpayer time. (2010)

  From Jim Metrock:  It’s 2017 and there is a good reason that Channel One News steadfastly refuses to publish the list of advertisers on its controversial, classroom TV show. No parent, no educator, no school administrator, no citizen is allowed to know what is being advertised to the students in their community.  That...
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Narcoossee Middle School still wasting tax money with Channel One News.

July 28, 2017
Narcoossee Middle School still wasting tax money with Channel One News.

  From Channel One’s transcript for April 12, 2017: Students: This is Mr. Leininger’s seventh-grade U.S. history class from Narcoossee Middle School in St. Cloud, Florida, and Channel One News starts right now! Emily: Awesome job, guys, and check out that clear, bright-blue sky. They don’t call Florida the Sunshine State for nothing. Thanks...
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Another one bites the dust: CJ Kettler out as Channel One head. Leaves Houghton Mifflin.

July 27, 2017
Another one bites the dust: CJ Kettler out as Channel One head. Leaves Houghton Mifflin.

From Jim Metrock: In 2014, CJ Kettler helped convince Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to acquire her distressed and bleeding Channel One News.  Houghton Mifflin has made its share of bad decisions, but acquiring Channel One News was a “doozy.” For three years Ms. Kettler stayed at Houghton Mifflin and oversaw Channel One.  May 2017, she...
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Channel One News and Teen Vogue get political with kids.

July 26, 2017
Channel One News and Teen Vogue get political with kids.

     
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