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Channel One News uncensored April 24, 2013

May 1, 2013
Channel One News uncensored April 24, 2013

    From Jim Metrock: I have apologized to Channel One three times since 1996 when I began researching and reporting on the youth marketing company. All of my apologies were about rather inconsequential things, but when I am wrong I want to correct the record as quickly as possible. I recently blamed Channel...
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CEO Kent Haehl out at Channel One News.

April 25, 2013
CEO Kent Haehl out at Channel One News.

Spring house cleaning continues at marketing company Channel One. A look back at the man who loved to connect advertisers with children.   In the early 2000’s when  he was Channel One’s VP of Sales Kent Haehl knew that there was an obesity crisis developing among young people, but he signed up junk food...
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Prequel to Sex in the City advertised on Channel One News.

January 8, 2013
Prequel to Sex in the City advertised on Channel One News.

Channel One News is actively plugging The Carrie Diaries before its January 14 premiere on the CW Network.   Channel One News is enticing teens and children to watch the Sex in the City prequel by offering them a chance to win a two day trip to New York City and a $1,50o0 gift...
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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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CEO Kent Haehl is so relieved that Promethean hasn’t dropped Channel One News… yet.

November 13, 2012
CEO Kent Haehl is so relieved that Promethean hasn’t dropped Channel One News… yet.

 
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Lil Wayne Day on Channel One News

October 26, 2012
Lil Wayne Day on Channel One News

    From Jim Metrock: Sorry, but this will be a very offensive article. Channel One News has once again done a very idiotic thing. On October 25, 2012, Channel One News ran a major story on the vile rapper Lil Wayne. If you were a child watching Channel One News that day you...
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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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This man decides what will be advertised in your child’s classroom.

September 28, 2012
This man decides what will be advertised in your child’s classroom.

 And, bless his heart, he just has a knack for making incredibly poor decisions.   Kent Haehl, CEO of Channel One News   Mr. Haehl, an ad salesman, was hired as Channel One’s CEO in August 2007. At the time, Channel One claimed they had “over 7 million” students under contract. After five years...
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Wasting tax money: Was this video shown in schools?

September 16, 2012
Wasting tax money: Was this video shown in schools?

From Jim Metrock: Channel One’s Executive Producer published this video in 2010. Even though it was made available to the public, I didn’t discover it until recently. The video is below. At first it appears to be nothing more than a funny, tongue in cheek video made by fellow Channel One News employees to...
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Channel One’s first day: Massive ad campaign for Hunger Games DVD/ Blu-ray

August 14, 2012
Channel One’s first day: Massive ad campaign for Hunger Games DVD/ Blu-ray

It’s almost like Channel One News executives Kent Haehl and Paul Folkemer want educators to hate their company. With Channel One coming under renewed criticism for their advertising assault on schoolchildren, one would think the company would trim back their advertising. Instead the first day of Channel One’s 2012-13 broadcast year began with a...
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