By: Simon Dumenco on October 08, 2007
The Huffington Post's hiring last week of a manager like Betsy Morgan -- who is used to working with paid professionals in real media operations -- is not only heartening, it's essential.
By: Simon Dumenco on July 02, 2014
...cherish nuts. What sort of mixed message is the GOP sending here? Simon Dumenco is the "Media Guy" columnist for Advertising Age. You can follow...
By: Simon Dumenco on May 08, 2014
...Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Kanye West, Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch ... and Seth Meyers. Simon Dumenco is the "Media Guy" columnist for Advertising Age. You can follow...
By: Simon Dumenco on December 18, 2009
...so amazingly good you have to see it twice. This week's Dumenco's Trendrr chart aims to see just how chatty the Twitterati were...
By: Simon Dumenco on June 08, 2008
Though The New York Times' national play is based on reaching educated, affluent households across the country -- the luxury-loving country-club set -- lately it's been connecting more and more with a decidedly rough-hewn, ungilded consumer reality inspired by our tanking economy.
By: Simon Dumenco on July 30, 2007
OK, I'm going to 'fess up. While working as a magazine editor over the years, I have aided and abetted blatant magazine-image Photoshopping -- and now I've decided to humbly reflect on my complicity in glossy reality-distortion. But first I'll note that I've been inspired by the continuing kerfuffle surrounding Jezebel.com's publication of an unretouched photograph of the country singer Faith Hill for Redbook magazine's July cover.
By: Simon Dumenco on September 18, 2011
Why TV owns social and the breakdown of six other things you should be informed on in the social-media chatter about TV.
By: Simon Dumenco on September 25, 2013
Bonus: Watch Jeff Bezos compliment a reporter's hair (and vice versa).
By: Simon Dumenco on December 03, 2007
...of the year, and so it's time again for the quarterly Media Guy Media Studies Pop Quiz. Stop your groaning, already! All books and...