July 4, 1998 |
Wonder where your money is going? If you share a household with a teenager, chances are your money is being "consumed" on the average of 4.33 times a day. A survey of more than 700 teens showed that the typical 12- to 17-year-old eats 4.33 times a day, and close to half (42%) eat more than five times a day. In the 1998 Teen Eating Study, commissioned by Channel One Network, one-third of all meals are eaten away from home, with teens spending $12.7 billion a year at fast-food restaurants.
November 13, 1997 |
"It is frustrating when people say to me, 'Do you want to be the next Connie Chung?' " says an exasperated Lisa Ling. This type of stereotypical question comes with the territory when you're a young, female Asian American TV reporter. But Chung would hardly seem to be a likely model for this intrepid 24-year-old.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1992 |
A judge on Thursday refused to ban the Channel One current events TV program from a California school, but ordered a trial before classes resume in the fall on whether it may continue in its present form. The case is being closely followed by U.S. school districts that use or are considering using Channel One. About 7.1 million students in nearly 11,800 public and private high schools in 45 states watch the program each school day.
April 23, 1992 |
"Channel One," a commercial news program beamed into about 10,000 American secondary schools--and the object of a court battle between educators in California--was given a mixed assessment in a study released Wednesday. Researchers found a majority of students and teachers using "Channel One" rated it favorably. But its effect on the current events knowledge of the average viewer was minimal.
October 13, 1991 |
For Bennito Esparza, first period English kicks off with 12 minutes of television. On a recent morning, the Cerritos high school senior and his classmates were engrossed in a Channel One program about a teen-age art show in Chicago that raised $18,000. "Cool hair," remarked one student as she watched a teen-ager with a Liberace-style hairdo painting a mask.
September 1, 1991 |
The company that hopes to place a television program, with commercials, in California public school classrooms has paid lobbyists and other professional persuaders $640,400 in the last 18 months, state records reveal. Reports filed with the secretary of state show that Whittle Communications of Knoxville, Tenn., has hired three of the Capitol's most successful lobbying firms to ease the way for its Channel One.