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Hostess and Channel One News were quite a team.

November 24, 2012
Hostess and Channel One News were quite a team.

  Just some of the junk food products Channel One News saw fit to advertise on their classroom TV show:   McDonalds / Dec. 22, 2003 Jolly Rancher, Gatorade/ Sep. 19, 2003 Jolly Rancher hard candy / Mar. 24, 2003 Pepsi with Shakira / Mar. 24, 2003 How Channel One News helped create the...
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An email to Kent Haehl and Paul Folkemer

October 19, 2012
An email to Kent Haehl and Paul Folkemer

Official movie poster for The Possession.    From Jim Metrock:  I saw this Channel One News-promoted horror movie in September and wrote the two men that I believe are ultimately responsible for advertising it to young people not only on the Channelone.com website, but in American high school and middle school classrooms. I now...
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Complete, unedited Channel One News for November 22, 2010

August 13, 2012
Complete, unedited Channel One News for November 22, 2010

Channel One News often allows movie stars to be “guest hosts” to welcome students to the broadcast and plug their movie.    
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Birmingham News: Alabama schools chief Tommy Bice urged to pull plug on Channel One

August 6, 2012
Birmingham News: Alabama schools chief Tommy Bice urged to pull plug on Channel One

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — A Boston-based nonprofit group is asking Alabama school Superintendent Tommy Bice to suspend the use of Channel One programming in Alabama schools, reopening a debate over whether the 12-minute broadcast aimed at teens is appropriate. The group, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, asserts that the Channel One television news program —...
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As advertised on Channel One News: About.com (March 25, 2003)

July 28, 2012
As advertised on Channel One News: About.com (March 25, 2003)

 From Jim Metrock:  About.com had a large “adult” pornographic section when Channel One’s parent company (at the time) Primedia bought the website in late 2000. Because of an Obligation press release the New York Post wrote about Primedia and their plan to own About.com and their porn content.  I knew that Channel One News would be pitching...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame: Dr. Folkemer’s unethical letter to principals (April 20, 2000)

June 24, 2012
Channel One News Hall of Shame: Dr. Folkemer’s unethical letter to principals (April 20, 2000)

  Channel One treats principals like stooges. Expects school administrators to do their bidding. From Jim Metrock: There is no school vendor that acts like Channel One. Can you imagine a building contractor in competition for a major school construction job, contacting principals asking them to lobby the school board in the company’s favor?...
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Congratulations to Channel One News.

June 22, 2012
Congratulations to Channel One News.

Channel One Wins Five!! Telly Awards From Jim Metrock: When Channel One News does something right, I have to congratulate them. Boy, did they knock it out of the park by winning five Telly Awards this week. Way to go, Kent. Magnificent, Angela. Congrats, Paul. You might not have heard of the Telly Awards (“honoring...
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Warning: More filthy content from Channel One News-advertised gURL.com

March 29, 2012
Warning: More filthy content from Channel One News-advertised gURL.com

  From Jim Metrock: Want to see what children will see on Channel One’s sister company’s site?  No, you don’t, but we’ll show you anyhow. This type of content is found all over gURL.com. Obligation has pleaded with Dr. Paul Folkemer (Channel One’s “child advocate” and SVP) and Kent Haehl (Channel One’s CEO) to...
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Dr. Paul Folkemer and Kent Haehl of Channel One continue to ignore our pleas to stop advertising gURL.com to kids.

March 20, 2012
Dr. Paul Folkemer and Kent Haehl of Channel One continue to ignore our pleas to stop advertising gURL.com to kids.

What advice does gURL.com give to children? Click here but be warned. This is explicit material created by Alloy Media and Marketing. Alloy owns gURL.com and Channel One News. Both controversial companies cross promote each other. Parents and teachers should be outraged. Another reason why schools continue dropping Channel One from their school day....
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Our email to CEO Kent Haehl and Channel One’s “child advocate” Dr. Paul Folkemer

March 12, 2012
Our email to CEO Kent Haehl and Channel One’s “child advocate” Dr. Paul Folkemer

                                        Jim Metrock jimmetrock@obligation.org via gmail.com  Mar 9 to pfolkemer, khaehl   Both of you well know the content of gurl.com. It makes no sense for two men who have children and grandchildren to be exposing...
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