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From the archives: 2/6/01 Channel One News advertises Twinkies in classrooms

July 16, 2015
From the archives: 2/6/01 Channel One News advertises Twinkies in classrooms

Eat More Twinkies, Kids. February 6, 2001   On January 26, 2001, upwards to 8 million schoolchildren were compelled to watch a commercial urging them to eat more Hostess Twinkies. Channel One has been bringing Hostess into America’s classrooms since the spring of 2000. Jim Metrock said, “When you think about it, Channel One is a...
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Channel One News: The company that brought junk food advertising into American classrooms

March 1, 2014
Channel One News: The company that brought junk food advertising into American classrooms

    From Jim Metrock:  Channel One News has a long history of advertising junk food in American classrooms.  The company knew their ads were contributing in a very significant way to the growing obesity crisis among young people, but they kept pitching the junk to kids.   Obligation and others helped put pressure...
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As advertised on Channel One News: Twix and Pepsi (May 29, 1997)

June 3, 2012
As advertised on Channel One News: Twix and Pepsi (May 29, 1997)

  This is one commercial break from the May 29, 1997 Channel One News program for middle school students. For more than a decade Channel One News advertised junk food to a captive audience of schoolchildren.These back-to-back ads for Twix candy bars and Pepsi give an indication of Channel One’s reckless disregard for the...
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How Channel One News helped create the youth obesity crisis.

January 6, 2012
How Channel One News helped create the youth obesity crisis.


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Channel One News Hall of Shame: Wash those M&M’s down with some Pepsi (May 1997)

September 25, 2011
Channel One News Hall of Shame: Wash those M&M’s down with some Pepsi (May 1997)


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Complete, unedited Channel One News for May 19, 1997

September 24, 2011
Complete, unedited Channel One News for May 19, 1997


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Complete, unedited Channel One News for October 5, 1998

September 5, 2011
Complete, unedited Channel One News for October 5, 1998


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Channel One News Is A National Joke

March 8, 2006
Channel One News Is A National Joke

Last night on The Colbert Report, March 7, 2006 The Colbert Report is a spin-off of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the Comedy Channel. On the show last night the host reported on the study in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics. The study said that Channel One poses an “ethical dilemma” for schools (that...
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Pop Quiz

January 25, 2005
Pop Quiz

1    What was NOT recently advertised on Channel One News?  answer at bottom of page                             Burger King french fries have not been advertised on Channel One News since the early 90’s.
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Answers

January 25, 2005

Answers 1. Twinkies – Yes. Channel One advertised in classrooms. 2. Twix Chocolate Bars –Yes 3. Doritos – Yes 4. M&Ms – Yes 5. Burger King French Fries – No * 6. Crunch – Yes. 7. Pepsi Blue – Yes. Channel One ran an ad featuringa band known for their explicit lyrics to promote...
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