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Will history repeat itself. Houghton Mifflin hopes not.

May 31, 2014
Will history repeat itself. Houghton Mifflin hopes not.

  From Jim Metrock: This news article is from 1989, the year Channel One was still being tested in seven pilot schools.   Massachusetts never liked Channel One.  Still today, the company has little presence in the state. How odd to now have an old Boston firm like Houghton Mifflin owning Channel One.  Houghton...
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“de minimis” again?

May 28, 2014
“de minimis” again?

May 28, 2014 From Jim Metrock:  I wrote this article 7 years ago.  Primedia had just transferred Channel One News to Alloy Media and Marketing.  Channel One’s owners, Primedia, admitted Channel One had little value. “De minimis” value if you will.   I wonder how much value Channel One has added to itself in the years since being valued at...
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Archives: CCFC calls out Channel One in Alabama

May 26, 2014
Archives: CCFC calls out Channel One in Alabama

  Alabama schools chief Tommy Bice urged to pull plug on Channel One   Marie Leech al.comon August 06, 2012 at 6:30 AM       Channel One screen capture image from its website. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — A Boston-based nonprofit group is asking Alabama school Superintendent Tommy Bice to suspend the use of Channel...
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What’s missing in this “Ads in Schools” story by Channel One News.

May 25, 2014
What’s missing in this “Ads in Schools” story by Channel One News.

Sloppy, unprofessional storytelling is now part of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.   Share this video: http://youtu.be/G-ptO6vFAaY 
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Channel One News misleading with its “Bring the Broadband” campaign

May 23, 2014
Channel One News misleading with its “Bring the Broadband” campaign

        From Jim Metrock: Absolutely nothing is as it seems with Channel One News.  This campaign looks like a noble effort of getting faster Internet connections into schools.  And it is, but they are primarily looking after their corporate interests and not the interests of students. Channel One News used to...
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Channel One CEOs.

May 22, 2014
Channel One CEOs.

  How can so few, lose so much, in so short a period of time?         From Jim Metrock: In 1996 when I first found out about Channel One, David Tanzer was their CEO.  David Tanzer 5 years David Tanzer was CEO during the Golden Age of Channel One (1993-1997).  While the company...
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Confirmed: Channel One’s long serving Alabama lobbyist is off payroll

May 20, 2014
Confirmed: Channel One’s long serving Alabama lobbyist is off payroll

  From Jim Metrock:   Martin Christie has been Channel One’s main Alabama lobbyist since 1998.  Martin was a friend of mine.  In fact he sort of worked for me at one time.  He was the lobbyist for the Associated Industries of Alabama and the Business Council of Alabama when I was a board...
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What Channel One passes on to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

May 19, 2014
What Channel One passes on to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


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Get those resumes ready!

May 15, 2014
Get those resumes ready!

      From Jim Metrock: It might just now be sinking in.   People are going to lose their jobs at Channel One. Whenever Company A acquires Company B, Company B immediately says that there will be no changes at Company B.  Everyone should stop worrying.  Nothing is going to change. These of course are...
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Channel One News sold

May 13, 2014
Channel One News sold

  Losses too much for ZelnickMedia? How much did Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pay, if anything, for the controversial youth marketing company? Will HMHC keep Channel One’s current employees? Fourth Channel One owner in seven years. (Primedia, Alloy Media and Marketing, ZelnickMedia, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)     May 13, 2014, 10:03 a.m. EDT Houghton Mifflin...
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