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Was this necessary?

July 27, 2011
Was this necessary?

One of the three main stories on Channelone.com’s homepage today was one on Rep. David Wu’s sex scandal and his decision to not seek re-election. If there is something more bizarre than Mr. Wu’s sexual fantasies it has to be Channel One’s editorial decision making. Why did Channel One think this was such an...
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Channelone.com puts on some lipstick.

July 26, 2011
Channelone.com puts on some lipstick.

  From Jim Metrock:  Channelone.com is the official website of Channel One News. This week it has a new look, but unfortunately the same, tired content. The site mirrors the in-school TV show in its lack of concern about current events and hard news.  The shock one has on first visiting the website, is...
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Channel One News makes rules so they can break them.

May 16, 2011
Channel One News makes rules so they can break them.

  Above: Channel One’s banner ad for Kotex products. (Screen shot May 8, 2011) Below: Channel One’s promises included in every signed contract with U.S. schools.    
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Channelone.com’s hyper-commercialism.

September 17, 2010
Channelone.com’s hyper-commercialism.

    This is just a small section of a page from Channelone.com’s site.  Above “Channel One News” There is a Staples banner ad. To the right of logo is another ad for Staples. Below is one of Christa Fletcher’s phony “news story” about a British band named Deluka which is nothing but a...
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Discover Card

January 5, 2009
Discover Card

    Channel One News has made the decision to begin advertising credit cards to teens and preteens. Last week ads for Discover Card appeared on Channel One’s web site. Obligation has written to Dr. Paul Folkemer, the current Senior Vice President of Education asking him if Discover Card commercials are running on the...
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A Strange End To Channel One’s Strange Year

December 24, 2007
A Strange End To Channel One’s Strange Year

We have already documented Channel One’s anti-“Merry Christmas” policy. (NBC produces The Today Show and Channel One News (so they can advertise their brand to young people). Anchors on the Today Show routinely wish viewers a “Merry Christmas” but it’s “Happy Holidays” on the show aimed at young people.) It’s interesting this week before...
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Old News

August 15, 2004
Old News

Headline at 6:15 PM (CDT) August 15, 2004 On Channel One’s Web Site   Channel One News likes to bill itself as the “only source of news” for many of the children forced to watch their in-school TV show. Heaven help those unfortunate children. Channel One News does not broadcast over the summer. To Channel One News, there...
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How Many Seconds?

February 3, 2004

This is from the Channel One News script from yesterday. Look at your watch and speak out loud the lines below. It will take X number of seconds. Multiple those seconds by 4,000,000 (our estimate of Channel One’s audience). Figure out the number of minutes and hours and your jaw will drop. Just imagine if 8 million students lost...
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Vulgar Message Boards For Kids

February 3, 2004

From Jim Metrock: This is a sample of the sleazy message board Channel One News uses to lure kids to their web site. Channel One got in very bad trouble doing this to kids in 1998. They lost a large amount of Alabama schools that year because of the raunchy content they were delivering to children. Now it is...
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ChannelOne.com’s Privacy Policy

March 3, 2001

We at ChannelOne.com care about your safety and privacy. That’s why we’ve set up this area of our site to tell you about our privacy policy. We’ll tell you what personally identifiable information of yours is collected; how the information is used; with whom the information may be shared; what choices are available to...
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