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Channel One News not hiring, as if you were interested.

June 2, 2016
Channel One News not hiring, as if you were interested.

From Jim Metrock:  Houghton Mifflin’s controversial Channel One News is not hiring. Summer is a bad time for this dinosaur of a youth marketing firm.  The summer months are a perfect time for schools to end their contract with Channel One.  When a TV show is losing their audience, why hire more people?  
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Maggie Rulli leaves Channel One News

May 30, 2016
Maggie Rulli leaves Channel One News

  From Jim Metrock: Channel One’s on-air personality Maggie Rulli is leaving. Her last day was Friday, May 27. Ms. Rulli stayed too long at the controversial, in-school TV show.  Her role was to be the pretty face to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s ugly commercial exploitation of school kids via their Channel One News subsidiary. Sadly she stayed with this...
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Schools continue to disrespect Channel One News

May 9, 2016
Schools continue to disrespect Channel One News

    From Jim Metrock: Schools continue to show Channel One before school starts.  Schools that are serious about academics will not allow Channel One News to interfere with their school day.  The remaining advertisers on Channel One have to know that the TV show doesn’t have the audience it once had. Students at...
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“Thanks for watching!” and we REALLY mean it!

February 29, 2016
“Thanks for watching!” and we REALLY mean it!

From Jim Metrock:  I check in on Channel One News only occasionally now.  The company is a shell of its former self.  Fewer and fewer students see Channel One’s advertising, news, and fluffy filler content.  American schools are so much better with the fall of Channel One News. Below is a February 25th Facebook post...
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Channel One News quietly begins season. Student audience kaput.

August 11, 2015
Channel One News quietly begins season.  Student audience kaput.

  Poor Channel One Once this controversial, kiddie marketing company had 8 million students forced to watch their program.  Although Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Channel One’s owner, continues to state Channel One’s audience is “nearly 5 million,” the true number is probably closer to  2 – 3 million.  Channel One used to update their ever-decreasing estimated...
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The embarrassing reality of “Ask An Anchor”

July 13, 2015
The embarrassing reality of “Ask An Anchor”

  From Jim Metrock:   Keith Kocinski knows that show biz requires you to keep on smiling no matter what. Mr. Kocinski is one of the remaining “reporters” at the struggling Channel One News youth marketing firm owned currently by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Mr. Kosinski recently filmed an  “Ask an Anchor” video which showed him answering questions from...
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Another horrific image on Channel One News.

October 14, 2014
Another horrific image on Channel One News.

  From Jim Metrock:  On September 29, 2014, and on several other dates, Channel One News ran a commercial for their parent company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  HMH publishes books aimed at the youth market.  This ad is for a book called How to Catch a Bogle. The commercial is cheaply made.  It must have...
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Kocinski, Hanson, Evans, and Rulli

August 17, 2014
Kocinski, Hanson, Evans, and Rulli

From Jim Metrock: Kocinski, Hanson, Evans, and Rulli Sounds like a law firm.  Unfortunately, these young people didn’t choose the law for a career.  They chose instead to earn a paycheck by commercially exploiting schoolchildren. These are the remaining reporters for Houghton Mifflin’s  Channel One News.  Shelby Holliday as I reported before left Channel...
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More ads coming to Houghton Mifflin/Channel One?

June 6, 2014
More ads coming to Houghton Mifflin/Channel One?

From Jim Metrock: The recent acquisition of Channel One by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt may mean all these on-air personalities will be back next year. Houghton Mifflin has given Channel One a big boost.  Channel One’s advertising revenue had to have taken a big hit this past year – there were so few full-paying spots...
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This is Channel One

June 5, 2014
This is Channel One

   From Jim Metrock:   Channel One News held its first, and more than likely last, Google Hangout this afternoon. It was a sad thing to watch. I mean real sad. It was like watching the movie This is Spinal Tap, but without the laughs. In the movie Spinal Tap is a rock band that finds...
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