1989: Channel One.
The first in-school television news program, the for-profit Channel One News reached 8 million students a day in 12,000 schools. So did advertisers – a 2006 study by the American Association of Pediatrics showed that the channel consisted of 2 minutes of advertising for every 10 minutes of programming.
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We believe Main Street matters as much as Wall Street, economic news is made relevant and real through human stories, and a touch of humor helps enliven topics you might typically find…well, dull.
Through the signature style that only Marketplace can deliver, we’re on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country—but we don’t do it alone. We count on listeners and readers like you to keep this public service free and accessible to all. Will you become a partner in our mission today?