Simon Dumenco

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

‘Secretary of Failure’: Conservative PAC goes after Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner in blistering new attack ad

‘Secretary of Failure’: Conservative PAC goes after Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner in blistering new attack ad

How to sell aspirin (lots and lots of aspirin)

How to sell aspirin (lots and lots of aspirin)

‘I cry for justice in her name’: Oprah honors Breonna Taylor on the cover of her magazine

‘I cry for justice in her name’: Oprah honors Breonna Taylor on the cover of her magazine

Congress vs. the tech titans, plus the TikTok vs. Facebook SmackDown: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Congress vs. the tech titans, plus the TikTok vs. Facebook SmackDown: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Trump drops more than $300 million on campaign TV, radio and digital ads

Trump drops more than $300 million on campaign TV, radio and digital ads

$1 billion visualized as a road trip, The Lincoln Project’s YouTube hit-making machine, and Old Navy’s big TV push: Datacenter Weekly

$1 billion visualized as a road trip, The Lincoln Project’s YouTube hit-making machine, and Old Navy’s big TV push: Datacenter Weekly

Watch Colbert remake a fear-mongering Trump campaign ad with nothing but ‘Home Alone’ footage

Watch Colbert remake a fear-mongering Trump campaign ad with nothing but ‘Home Alone’ footage

Why Trump should be worrying about heartland Gen Z voters

Why Trump should be worrying about heartland Gen Z voters

Buy American! A look back at trade-war rhetoric and patriotic marketing in 1932

Buy American! A look back at trade-war rhetoric and patriotic marketing in 1932

Soaring TV ad impressions, Time’s subtle data-viz cover, and Quibi questions: Datacenter Weekly

Soaring TV ad impressions, Time’s subtle data-viz cover, and Quibi questions: Datacenter Weekly

Republican group deploys Ronald Reagan to (indirectly) trash Trump in new attack ad

Republican group deploys Ronald Reagan to (indirectly) trash Trump in new attack ad

The No. 1 reason to return to the office, Pride in retrospect, and leaky Facebook data: Datacenter Weekly

The No. 1 reason to return to the office, Pride in retrospect, and leaky Facebook data: Datacenter Weekly

The Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Show, and the political ad spending story so far

The Mitch McConnell vs. Amy McGrath Show, and the political ad spending story so far

Time Magazine: July 6, 2020 Cover (Charlie Palmer)

Time Magazine: July 6, 2020 Cover (Charlie Palmer)