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 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

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

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

February 4, 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 to Become an Internet Sensation (VIDEO)

How to Become an Internet Sensation (VIDEO)

January 15, 2014 with

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

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

Media Stock Tips on Twitter, Facebook, Pandora, Netflix & More

Media Stock Tips on Twitter, Facebook, Pandora, Netflix & More

September 18, 2013 with

Tweeting an IPO, Pandora and Facebook hot, Fuse for sale and more media industry tips from media ecologist Jack Myers

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Technology Overload In Digital Media Business Boon for Big Firms

September 9, 2013 with

Watch why the time is ripe for acquisitions of venture-funded digital media companies by large media companies, agency holding companies – even marketers

Hooked Up Generation Just Might Change the World for the Better

Hooked Up Generation Just Might Change the World for the Better

September 4, 2013 with

Internet generation has been ‘hooked up’ since birth, born into disruption; watch author Jack Myers talk about how the Hooked Up Generation will change the world