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Doublespeak and the Creation of Channel One

From an interview with Roy Fox, Professor of English Education, Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum

For twenty-five years Dr. Fox served on a national committee dedicated to pointing out and highlighting intentional manipulation of language by public figures. His activities with this group helped him understand the problematic programming of “Channel One”: a ten-minute in-school program that bombards students with “MTV-esque” advertising.