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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: Snickers (January 8, 1999)

July 31, 2012
As advertised on Channel One News: Snickers (January 8, 1999)

Junk food advertising on Channel One News.  
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Complete, unedited Channel One News for January 8, 1999

July 29, 2012
Complete, unedited Channel One News for January 8, 1999

Channel One News advertises Snickers and video games to middle school students. This type of advertising caused Channel One to lose thousands of schools.  
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As advertised on Channel One News: Snickers (January 1997)

June 7, 2012
As advertised on Channel One News: Snickers (January 1997)

 
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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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Complete, unedited Channel One News for December 5, 1996

March 4, 2012
Complete, unedited Channel One News for December 5, 1996

 
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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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27% of Channel One Commercials Are For Junk Food

September 10, 2002

Channel One has been running, on average, one junk food commercial a day for the last five years. That is one of the findings in a study Obligation, Inc. has just completed. 100 Channel One shows were reviewed from the 1997-98 school year to 2001-02. No shows from this school year were included. A separate study of...
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