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Tom Hanson

August 31, 2022
Tom Hanson

Channel One News had many on-air personalities who acted goofy. Tom Hanson is shown here mugging for the camera. At the time, he was trying to look “younger” for his captive audience of middle school students. Many Channel One “reporters” thought that acting immature – making silly faces – would fool students into thinking...
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Where did Channel One News people go?

January 28, 2022
Where did Channel One News people go?

It’s been a tough road for many who hoped to leap from Channel One to legitimate journalism.
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Three villains

July 20, 2021
Three villains

Channel One News has been gone since 2018. However, there is concern that some new youth marketing company will try to bring back the company or parts of it. That is why Obligation will release a video series documenting the abundant problems with Channel One. Before the videos start in August, let’s reintroduce a...
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Channel One News converted learning time into marketing time. New video series will explain how it ended.

December 30, 2020

Channel One News was a classroom marketing company. It grew at a phenomenal rate in the mid-90s until it ran into its toughest opposition: Obligation, Inc. My name is Jim Metrock. I’m president of Obligation. I am one of the reasons Channel One News exited classrooms. I am one of the reasons millions of...
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Keith Kocinski lands on his feet… sorta.

April 15, 2019
Keith Kocinski lands on his feet… sorta.

From Jim Metrock: I warned him, but he didn’t listen. He stayed too long at Channel One, and as a result his career has taken a…  disappointing turn. For years Keith Kocinski pretended to be a reporter on Channel One News. Today he is a real game show host. He is a host of a...
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Who’s going to pick up this trash?

March 22, 2019
Who’s going to pick up this trash?

From Jim Metrock:  Channel One has declared they are going out of business, that’s all well and good, but… there’s some yucky, unfinished business that must be talked about. The TV sets. The satellite dishes. The headend units. The old VCRs that might still be in schools. Schools can’t just dump this equipment in...
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Brutal ad on Channel One News: If You Wear Glasses, You’re Ugly. (Sept 2003)

February 18, 2019
Brutal ad on Channel One News: If You Wear Glasses, You’re Ugly. (Sept 2003)

These pictures are from the Acuvue2 commercials that are in heavy rotation on Channel One News in middle and high schools during September 2003. Mo Money! You can almost picture Jim “Sugar Daddy” Ritts stuffing the Johnson&Johnson cash in his pockets. Is he the least bit concerned that it is cruel for Channel One to advertise contact lens to schoolchildren?...
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Why Channel One News was removed from schools: Channel One Uses Soldiers For Self-Promotion (April 2003)

February 11, 2019
Why Channel One News was removed from schools: Channel One Uses Soldiers For Self-Promotion (April 2003)

From Jim Metrock: Did Lance Cpl. Stone give Seth Doane permission to use his name to promote Doane’s controversial company? The C1 logo gives the audience the impression that Jesse Stone endorses Channel One. Channel One has always tried to use its news stories to help promote the Channel One brand. It was no different...
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Secrets about Channel One News: They advertised racy TV shows to students.

January 1, 2019
Secrets about Channel One News: They advertised racy TV shows to students.

  From Jim Metrock: Pretty Little Liars was heavily advertised on Channel One News. Q:  What type of creepy adult would promote age-inappropriate cultural rot to children? A:  The creepy employees at Channel One News. Some of the Channel One employees who helped plug this filth to kids in their classrooms were: Shelby HollidayScott...
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Channel One News made students perform like circus animals.

December 19, 2018
Channel One News made students perform like circus animals.

From Jim Metrock: It’s been over six months since Channel One News taped their last show. Schools no longer have to suffer Channel One’s daily 12-minute commercial assault on students. The blaring classroom TV set no longer comes on automatically. [Channel One had rigged all their TVs to come on without human effort because...
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