Movies and TV

Just came across a couple interesting and relevant articles, thought I’d share.
Hope you’re enjoying your summer!
-Prof Miller

The movie industry has over-learned the lesson that sequels perform well at the box office and has tried to sequelize every marginally successful movie. The deeper answer is that, on top of long-term structural declines in movie attendance, Hollywood is losing its grip on young people.
Hollywood Has a Huge Millennial Problem 2016 is on pace to be the worst year for movies—by tickets bought per U.S. adult—since before the 1920s. What’s going on?

Television mesmerizes people and turns them into intellectual spectators. It feeds passivity and makes you less engaged.
How Giving Up TV For A Month Changed My Brain And My Life Watching a couple hours of TV a day can have major effects on your brain. So what would happen if you quit cold turkey?

Bernie supporters in the media

Guys, check out the video that Naydeen, Habib, Charles and Henry worked on for our final project. What do you think!? I’m very impressed with the video and the content.

I’m so proud of the great work you all did! Thanks again to those of you who were able to stay late for all our presentations…

– Prof Miller

A cool event for anyone interested in media

SMC%2716 Official Speakers Brochure

Imagine an event by and for the media leaders of tomorrow, free of cost and full of resources to reinforce their media organizations as well as build connections between them. Student Media Con (SMC’16) provides a unique opportunity to not only support a non profit public university event, but also reach a diverse group of passionate college students destined to be movers and shakers in the media industry

DATE: 5/28/16

TIME: 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM

LOCATION: Hunter College, 695 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

ATTENDEES: Approximately 150 college students, faculty, and media professionals from the New York tri­state area

ORGANIZERS: WHCS Radio of Hunter College asterix* media

summer internship

Hi All my friend’s husband Chris Wiedemann has launched a digital marketing agency and is looking for A summer advertising intern, to be on the front lines of media, email marketing, website development and branded content creation. He’s looking for someone who is passionate about the digital space and is proficient with technology. There is possibility for this to turn into a PT/FT job down the road. Fun clients, interesting work and great atmosphere!

Responsibilities Include:
Conduct marketing research and analysis

Assist in website and media reporting
Ad-hoc marketing projects

Desired Skills and Experience Qualifications:
Current undergraduate student enrolled in a 4-year University and pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business, Advertising, Communications or a related field
Desire to learn and grow
Proficient in Excel, Google Analytics & Google AdWords
Knowledge of Powerpoint and social media platforms helpful
Self-motivated and detail-oriented with strong initiative and analytical skills
Structured and strategic thinker

Available to work at least 3 days a week (30 hours max)

Let me know if you’re interested, I’ll put you in touch.

Prof Miller