Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

Crain’s New York has instituted an Anthony Weiner anti-pun incentive scheme. “If someone uttered a Weiner pun, much less proposed writing it in a story or headline, they had to deposit 25 cents into what reporters immediately dubbed the ‘Weiner tip jar.’ Of course, as one reporter noted, even the word “tip” can be a Weiner pun. It’s really quite hard to avoid the temptation, isn’t it? (Crain’s New York Business/ htFishbowl NY)

Omnicom and Publicis are merging to create the largest ad company in the world. What would Don Draper do (after he pours a drink, that is)? (The New York Times)

Is The View courting Hoda? (Page Six/ The New York Post)

Washington Post wades into the television waters with two new political web shows. (The Huffington Post)

Last week’s news that Jane Austen will be the third woman to appear on British bank notes was greeted with excitement and nitpicking, mostly in the form of quotes from the author’s works. But really, it doesn’t take much for Jane Austen fans to quote the text. (Arts Beat/ The New York Times)