Simon Dumenco

Media Guy

Simon Dumenco is the "Media Guy" columnist for Ad Age. You can follow him on Twitter @simondumenco.

Would you rather eat at a restaurant or a ‘shared belief’?

Would you rather eat at a restaurant or a ‘shared belief’?

The New York Times would like to have a private word with you

The New York Times would like to have a private word with you

Here’s what Times Square looks like with partial ad-blocking

Here’s what Times Square looks like with partial ad-blocking

NYC’s tabloids are totally in sync—two days in a row

NYC’s tabloids are totally in sync—two days in a row

Inaugural NYT Food Festival is a go, with backing from Mastercard, Uber Eats, Bulleit and more

Inaugural NYT Food Festival is a go, with backing from Mastercard, Uber Eats, Bulleit and more

Watch the launch campaign ad from Amy McGrath, the former Marine fighter pilot challenging Mitch McConnell

Watch the launch campaign ad from Amy McGrath, the former Marine fighter pilot challenging Mitch McConnell

New York Magazine releases an entire Trump-free issue

New York Magazine releases an entire Trump-free issue

7 things you should know about the TV/streaming industry this week

7 things you should know about the TV/streaming industry this week

The single best Dem debate measurement. Plus, the magazine industry has 'Issues'

The single best Dem debate measurement. Plus, the magazine industry has 'Issues'

Storming Facebook Beach, #FreeDroga, story-vaping: Cannes Nightcap Day Four

Storming Facebook Beach, #FreeDroga, story-vaping: Cannes Nightcap Day Four

Nike’s Lions streak continues, Quibi’s $100M ad haul, Nix gets nixed: Cannes Nightcap Day Three

Nike’s Lions streak continues, Quibi’s $100M ad haul, Nix gets nixed: Cannes Nightcap Day Three

Cannes Nightcap Day Deux: Nike’s ‘Dream Crazy’ keeps winning, plus NWI (networking while intoxicated)

Cannes Nightcap Day Deux: Nike’s ‘Dream Crazy’ keeps winning, plus NWI (networking while intoxicated)

Cannes Nightcap Day One: Nike, Ikea, Google score early Lions; Cannes Buzzword Bingo; Instagram celebrates Pride

Cannes Nightcap Day One: Nike, Ikea, Google score early Lions; Cannes Buzzword Bingo; Instagram celebrates Pride

Watch deepfake Jon Snow apologize for Season 8 of ‘Game of Thrones’

Watch deepfake Jon Snow apologize for Season 8 of ‘Game of Thrones’