About Jack Myers

Jack Myers

Jack Myers is a media ecologist and chairman of Media Advisory Corp, which publishes economic counsel, trend analyses, proprietary research and forecasts for media, advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies. Jack also serves as advisor and director for a portfolio of digital media companies. His new book, Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World, shares insights into the first generation to grow up with the Internet (born 1991-1995) and the positive impact they are likely to have on business, culture and society. His weekly video commentaries can be viewed at jackmyers.com. He is an award-winning documentary film producer, author of four books and founder of the Women in Media Mentoring Initiative and Syracuse University Newhouse Network. Jack is the recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award, won the Crystal Heart Award from the Heartland Film Festival, and has been nominated for both an Academy and Emmy Award for Best Documentary Feature. He is a partner in Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan Group and co-produced the Focus Forward documentary series underwritten by GE. Media Advisory Corp publications include Jack Myers Media Business Report (subscription-only), MediaBizBloggers.com, Media Wall St Report, Jack Myers Video Report and Jack Myers Think Tank. Jack’s career includes sales and management positions at CBS Television, ABC Radio and Metromedia Outdoor. While in college, he co-founded the Syracuse New Times. Jack is a Board Member Emeritus of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He served on the Advisory Board for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University where he studied Media Ecology with Dr. Neil Postman.

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How to Become an Internet Sensation (VIDEO)

How to Become an Internet Sensation (VIDEO)

July 17, 2014 with

Many believe it’s so easy to have their 15 minutes of fame; how Web stars are made

Will & Grace: The TV Series that Changed America

Will & Grace: The TV Series that Changed America

July 1, 2014 with

How TV has portrayed gay lifestyles, the series that have been influential in reversing perceptions toward gay marriage

Economic Realities for Today’s College Graduates (VIDEO)

Economic Realities for Today’s College Graduates (VIDEO)

June 25, 2014 with

Today’s graduating generation doesn’t feel ‘entitled’; what they’re giving up to be successful

Jack Myers to Host iMedia Entertainment Summit June 3

Jack Myers to Host iMedia Entertainment Summit June 3

May 30, 2014 with

iMedia Entertainment Summit brings together the best minds in entertainment marketing to collaborate on best practices for driving brand value, revenue

‘Friday Night Dinner and a Movie’ Has Gone Out the Window

‘Friday Night Dinner and a Movie’ Has Gone Out the Window

April 21, 2014 with

Media ecologist, author of Hooked Up Gen, says on radio show that technology has transformed the dating scene of today’s youth

How the Internet Generation Views Porn

How the Internet Generation Views Porn

April 7, 2014 with

Why pornography is no longer taboo, but more passé to today’s generation; how it affects relationships

Hooked Up Generation Redefines Family Values (VIDEO)

Hooked Up Generation Redefines Family Values (VIDEO)

March 31, 2014 with

Today’s college students respect marriage, family, but have more inclusive view of them

‘Lady Gaga Is the Embodiment of Feminism Today’ (VIDEO)

‘Lady Gaga Is the Embodiment of Feminism Today’ (VIDEO)

March 9, 2014 with

Media ecologist and author explains Gaga’s influence on the ‘Hooked Up’ generation

Media & Marketing Expert Jack Myers Named to iMedia 25

Media & Marketing Expert Jack Myers Named to iMedia 25

December 10, 2013 with

Annual list recognizes cutting-edge creatives, strategists, technology innovators with big ideas, who get results, collaborate openly to push Internet marketing forward

Netflix Is Much More Than a ‘House of Cards,’ Says Jack Myers

Netflix Is Much More Than a ‘House of Cards,’ Says Jack Myers

September 23, 2013 with

Netflix profile boosts as ‘House of Cards’ takes home ‘best director’ Emmy award; media ecologist says video streaming service is growing to be bigger, better than ever