The Week's Must-See Media: Jared Kushner Explained in One Amazing 'Picture Story'


Ad Age “Media Guy” columnist Simon Dumenco’s media roundup for the morning of Friday, April 7:

In the latest episode of “Keeping Up With the Kushners” or whatever the hell show this is, it has not been a great week for Jared, the president’s baby-faced son-in-law. What’s a polite way to put this? Well, the Kushner brand is … suffering. Can he flip the script? Why can’t his father-in-law’s friend Steve and Jared just get along? Can Jared’s wife, Ivanka, tell her dad to tell Steve to stop being so mean to Jared? Stay tuned! Anyway, let’s get started …

1. Right before news broke last night that the U.S. had launched a missile strike against Syria, #SyriaHoax was trending on Twitter. What was that about? Basically, a bunch of people who are very vocal on social media — including diehard Trump supporters (or now, perhaps, former diehard Trump supporters) — think that the images of carnage that we’ve been seeing from Syria have been faked by sinister forces that want to drum up war. These four tweets from, uh, different POVs will help you understand:

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