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Nov 8, 2012

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KGNU’s Claudia Cragg speaks here with Jack Myers about his new book, 'Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World'. Myers shares insights into the first generation to grow up with the Internet and what he considers to be the positive impact they are likely to have on business, culture and society.

Jack is a media ecologist and chairman of Media Advisory Group, which provides economic counsel to more than 250 media, advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies who subscribe to the weekly Jack Myers Media Business Report.

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 for Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream. His most recent production is the Focus Forward documentary series with Morgan Spurlock’sCinelan Group.


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.