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From the archives: The things Channel One News did when it had money.

March 11, 2014
From the archives: The things Channel One News did when it had money.

  From Jim Metrock: Back in 2006 the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance released a minority report on the Investigation of Jack Abramoff’s Use of Tax-Exempt Organizations. The report painted an ugly picture of Channel One’s efforts through “Casino” Jack Abramoff and other to misuse various tax-exempt organizations to “bash” people and organizations critical...
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Why I won’t quit.

January 29, 2014
Why I won’t quit.

  From Jim Metrock: I took off a month to consider if I should end Obligation’s fight against Channel One. I have been researching and reporting on Channel One, and raising awareness of Channel One’s presence in American classrooms since 1996. I had a sense that Channel One’s current management wanted their classroom TV...
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Channel One News Hall of Shame: Stealth TV (2001)

January 14, 2012

“Channel One’s then-president bragged to a youth marketing conference in 1994, ‘The biggest selling point to advertisers … we are forcing kids to watch two minutes of commercials… . The advertiser gets a group of kids who cannot go to the bathroom, who cannot change the station, who cannot listen to their mother yell in the background,...
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Duluth, GA

April 27, 2006
Duluth, GA

  Duluth High School   From: Jim Metrock: I was in Atlanta on other business today and decided during my free time to call on schools in and around Duluth. Channel One Network has a major office in Duluth (Greater Atlanta).You would think Channel One would have all the schools in the area sewn up. I was, however, expecting to find the...
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Close Call For Ralph Reed And Channel One

March 27, 2006
Close Call For Ralph Reed And Channel One

  Ralph Reed has been a paid consultant for Channel One since 1999.   Texas district attorney cites 2-year statute of limitations No probe in Reed lobbying efforts By Jim Galloway COX NEWS SERVICE Monday, March 27, 2006 A Texas prosecutor on Monday announced he would not pursue misdemeanor criminal charges against Ralph Reed, a Republican candidate...
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Gov. Bob Riley sells out Alabama schoolchildren with help from Ralph Reed and Dax Swatek

January 30, 2006

Obligation, Inc. P. O. Box 26270 Birmingham, AL 25260 www.obligation.org For Release: January 30, 2006 Contact: Jim Metrock 205.822.0080 EDITORIAL MEMORANDUM: Did Governor Bob Riley Reverse Himself On Channel One To Benefit Adviser’s Client? Ralph Reed’s Secret Funding Of Dax Swatek’s Sham “Coalition.” In August 2003, Alabama Governor Bob Riley was on the verge of sending...
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Master Of Sleaze

March 23, 2005
Master Of Sleaze

Casino Jack Abramoff and Ralph Reed Don’t let the smiles fool ya. Masters of Sleaze by David Brooks Op-ed in the New York Times March 22, 2005 Down in the depths of the netherworld, where Tammany Hall grafters and Chicago ward heelers gather amid spittoons and brass railings, a reverential silence now spreads across...
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Why Are These Men Smiling?

May 2, 2002
Why Are These Men Smiling?

You would too if you received the money they do from Channel One. There is an obesity crisis among our children yet these three are happy to do whatever they can to keep Pepsi and Twinkie commercials in classrooms. “Deal with it, kid,” they might tell an unfortunate student in a school with Channel One. Violence a...
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Ralph Reed Reported No Longer Working For Channel One News

August 15, 2001
Ralph Reed Reported No Longer Working For Channel One News

  It never made any sense.  Why would former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed work with a company like Channel One? The simple answer: a lot of money. But Channel One never got their money’s worth from the hapless Reed. Obligation has learned that Mr. Reed is saying he no longer does work for the controversial...
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