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“The only thing i like about channel one is i get to miss like 15 minutes of my english class.”

December 24, 2011
“The only thing i like about channel one is i get to miss like 15 minutes of my english class.”

From Jim Metrock: How fitting. Yesterday I wrote about the Grinches at Channel One News who rob children of their academic time in school.  Today I find the latest post on Channel One’s Facebook page by a student who thinks the best thing about Channel One News is wasting 15 minutes of English class....
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New Feature: Question and answers about Channel One News

November 7, 2011
New Feature: Question and answers about Channel One News

            Q: Why is Channel One advertising The Vampire Diaries to teens and preteens?     A:  Channel One News is constantly promoting The Vampire Diaries because the Vampire books and the TV show on the CW Network were created by Channel One’s parent company Alloy Media and Marketing....
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Footloose content no problem for Folkemer and Haehl

October 14, 2011

From Jim Metrock: Here’s an article from CNN that has some very disturbing comments by the screenwriter of the new Footloose movie. This is the movie that Channel One News has been relentless advertising to kids down to age 11 since mid-September. The only two executives that I know who are left at Channel...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame: Destructo Doll (2009)

July 1, 2011
Channel One News Hall of Shame: Destructo Doll (2009)

From Jim Metrock: This article is from November, 2009. It’s not that long ago but it is important to revisit it in light of Channel One’s announcement this week that they will be targeting elementary school children for the first time. Channel One News has not made public their plans for elementary school kids....
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Channel One Walks Out On School Board Members

April 12, 2008
Channel One Walks Out On School Board Members

  Channel One News personnel abandoned their booth at the 2008 NSBA exhibit hall.   From Jim Metrock: I was very proud to have a booth at the recent National School Boards Association annual conference. The attendance in the exhibit hall had never been better. There were school board members from all over the...
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Teachers Grabbing For Channel One Cash

April 11, 2001

(Instant Win banner ad at Channel One web site) Teachers have a chance to win $7,800 from Channel One. The “winners” have to agree to participate in Channel One’s advertising and promotion. The “winners” should be kicked out of the teaching profession.   April 11, 2001 – Teachers Grabbing For Channel One Cash, Ethics Problems Galore   The marketing...
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New Wave of Aggressive Junk Food Ads Run on Channel One in Spring

July 7, 2000

Channel One’s assault on good nutrition in our public schools escalated in March, April and May. New ads for McDonalds, Nestle Crunch Bars, Fruit Loops, Pepsi, Tostitos Tortilla Chips, Hostess Cupcakes, and Starbust and Skittles candy were rolled out by Channel One’s management. Jim Metrock said, “Schools won’t tolerate this much longer. The health of schoolchildren is far more important...
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Over 280 Valley Grove, PA Citizens Sign Petition To Oust Channel One

January 20, 2000

  In the western Pennsylvania town of Valley Grove, citizens have expressed their concern about the controversial Channel One TV show. At a board meeting on Monday, January 17, over 280 names and addresses of citizens were presented to the school board urging the removal of Channel One. The Valley Grove school board is apparently a very pro-Channel One...
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Channel One Sending Out Two Signals

January 19, 2000

Dr. Paul Folkemer, VP of Education for Channel One, told the Valley Grove, PA school board this week that Channel One is now sending out two signals. One signal is for children under 13 and the other for 13 and older. The only difference he mentioned concerned PG13 movies. It seems that Dr. Folkemer, the person who approves all...
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News About Channel One – June -Dec. 1999

December 31, 1999
News About Channel One – June -Dec. 1999

  News About Channel One – First Half of 1999 (Second Half of 1999)   Channel One – Peddlers of Despair May 21, 1999 – Channel One Restarts Intrusive Web Ads U.S. Senate Hearing on Channel One WIDTH=”450″ BORDER=”1″ CELLSPACING=”2″ CELLPADDING=”0″> ALIGN=”BOTTOM” BORDER=”0″ NATURALSIZEFLAG=”3″> Ralph Nader, Pat Ellis, Jim Metrockand Phyllis Schafly at the May...
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