Simon Dumenco

Media Guy

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

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

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

Hearst Mags beefs up video team, Time’s déjà vu cover: Publisher’s Brief

Hearst Mags beefs up video team, Time’s déjà vu cover: Publisher’s Brief

‘The Daily Show’ brings back the Trump Presidential Twitter Library to celebrate Trump’s birthday

‘The Daily Show’ brings back the Trump Presidential Twitter Library to celebrate Trump’s birthday

Oh, great, old-media people are supposed to fix digital media (again): Publisher’s Brief

Oh, great, old-media people are supposed to fix digital media (again): Publisher’s Brief

Watch a pastry chef try to make gourmet Doritos: Publisher’s Brief

Watch a pastry chef try to make gourmet Doritos: Publisher’s Brief

Vanity Fair does Star Wars, the Vogue thief, Esquire’s editor to exit: Publisher’s Brief

Vanity Fair does Star Wars, the Vogue thief, Esquire’s editor to exit: Publisher’s Brief

Time’s next-gen leaders, a Brides dis, Selena Gomez slams social media: Publisher’s Brief

Time’s next-gen leaders, a Brides dis, Selena Gomez slams social media: Publisher’s Brief

Facebook co-founder says it’s time to break up the ‘powerful monopoly’: Watch the video

Facebook co-founder says it’s time to break up the ‘powerful monopoly’: Watch the video

Tyra Banks is here to help sell Sports Illustrated

Tyra Banks is here to help sell Sports Illustrated

There are two ways to process the NYT’s bombshell report about Trump’s taxes

There are two ways to process the NYT’s bombshell report about Trump’s taxes

HGTV stars get their own collectible covers, the New York Post obsesses about AOC, Conde Nast diversifies: Publisher’s Brief

HGTV stars get their own collectible covers, the New York Post obsesses about AOC, Conde Nast diversifies: Publisher’s Brief

Meredith and Hearst Magazines adopt new data standard, Oprah on ‘Buttabeep, Buttaboop’ (Pete Buttigieg): Publisher’s Brief

Meredith and Hearst Magazines adopt new data standard, Oprah on ‘Buttabeep, Buttaboop’ (Pete Buttigieg): Publisher’s Brief

Wired’s Facebook boom, and why we need new labor laws for kidfluencers: Publisher’s Brief

Wired’s Facebook boom, and why we need new labor laws for kidfluencers: Publisher’s Brief

The New Yorker redacts itself

The New Yorker redacts itself