Simon Dumenco

Media Guy

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

Pinterest goes public, Carl’s Jr.’s hemp burger and Serena Williams the VC: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Pinterest goes public, Carl’s Jr.’s hemp burger and Serena Williams the VC: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Notre Dame front pages, Pulitzers by the numbers, Mayor Pete's NYMag cover: Publisher’s Brief

Notre Dame front pages, Pulitzers by the numbers, Mayor Pete's NYMag cover: Publisher’s Brief

‘Fashion Coward’: Watch the ‘SNL’ commercial spoof that takes on Ann Taylor

‘Fashion Coward’: Watch the ‘SNL’ commercial spoof that takes on Ann Taylor

The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

It probably won’t be long before Team Gizmodo savages its new owner

It probably won’t be long before Team Gizmodo savages its new owner

Conde Nast's new global CEO is a former Pandora and Sling TV chief

Conde Nast's new global CEO is a former Pandora and Sling TV chief

Facebook might pay for 'high-quality news,' NYMag vs. WaPo, Cameron Dallas explained: Publisher's Brief

Facebook might pay for 'high-quality news,' NYMag vs. WaPo, Cameron Dallas explained: Publisher's Brief

 KFC: The Most Delicious Union Is Back / Chicken and Waffles

KFC: The Most Delicious Union Is Back / Chicken and Waffles

Hostile bid for Gannett gets a boost, AMI cooperates with Trump probe, AOC fronts Time: Publisher's Brief

Hostile bid for Gannett gets a boost, AMI cooperates with Trump probe, AOC fronts Time: Publisher's Brief

Food & Wine goes pro, Medium tries again, T goes topsy-turvy: Publisher's Brief

Food & Wine goes pro, Medium tries again, T goes topsy-turvy: Publisher's Brief

R.I.P. Jake Phelps, editor of Thrasher, 'Vogue for degenerates'

R.I.P. Jake Phelps, editor of Thrasher, 'Vogue for degenerates'

Meredith is launching a (yes, print) mag, drama at The Intercept, and People gets a new editor: Publisher's Brief

Meredith is launching a (yes, print) mag, drama at The Intercept, and People gets a new editor: Publisher's Brief

The college admissions scandal is a tabloid-news dream

The college admissions scandal is a tabloid-news dream

A tale of two Biebers, New York mag shrinkage, Conde's music festival: It's Publisher's Brief

A tale of two Biebers, New York mag shrinkage, Conde's music festival: It's Publisher's Brief