Simon Dumenco

Media Guy

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

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7 mega-merger ideas that are better than Jonah Peretti's media mega-merger idea

7 mega-merger ideas that are better than Jonah Peretti's media mega-merger idea

11.19.18 @ 3:00 PM EST

Not a good look for Jeff Bezos: Amazon gets 'corporate welfare' blowback over its new headquarters

Not a good look for Jeff Bezos: Amazon gets 'corporate welfare' blowback over its new headquarters

11.14.18 @ 4:22 PM EST

Still-undecided Florida races saw a last-minute ad spending surge

Still-undecided Florida races saw a last-minute ad spending surge

11.12.18 @ 3:25 PM EST

Trumpy Bear makes a splash on Fox News (and trends on Twitter)

Trumpy Bear makes a splash on Fox News (and trends on Twitter)

11.12.18 @ 12:50 PM EST

Fortune magazine finally finds a buyer, goes for $150 million

Fortune magazine finally finds a buyer, goes for $150 million

11.09.18 @ 10:45 AM EST

America just got redder, bluer and Trumpier, says Time magazine

America just got redder, bluer and Trumpier, says Time magazine

11.08.18 @ 11:55 AM EST

'In a certain way, I am on the ballot,' says Trump. The New York Post and Daily News agree

'In a certain way, I am on the ballot,' says Trump. The New York Post and Daily News agree

11.06.18 @ 12:21 PM EST

Mike Bloomberg spends $5M on last-minute 'Vote Democratic' ad campaign

Mike Bloomberg spends $5M on last-minute 'Vote Democratic' ad campaign

11.05.18 @ 10:35 AM EST

Campaign Trail: 10 key races, nearly (dear god) $1B in ad spending

Campaign Trail: 10 key races, nearly (dear god) $1B in ad spending

11.02.18 @ 7:03 PM EDT

Comedy Central trolls HBO with non-celebrity get-out-the-vote ad

Comedy Central trolls HBO with non-celebrity get-out-the-vote ad

11.02.18 @ 12:45 PM EDT

Trump releases 'sickening' and factually incorrect campaign ad

Trump releases 'sickening' and factually incorrect campaign ad

11.01.18 @ 11:22 AM EDT

Half of the TV/radio political ad spending in this metro area is wasted

Half of the TV/radio political ad spending in this metro area is wasted

10.30.18 @ 12:59 PM EDT

Street mural of Time's 'Guns in America' cover gets a heartbreaking update

Street mural of Time's 'Guns in America' cover gets a heartbreaking update

10.29.18 @ 3:40 PM EDT

Trick-or-Trump: The New Yorker gives POTUS the Halloween treatment

Trick-or-Trump: The New Yorker gives POTUS the Halloween treatment

10.29.18 @ 11:56 AM EDT