Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

A military judge yesterday acquitted Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who gave classified information to WikiLeaks, of aiding the enemy. But Mr. Manning was, at the same time, convicted of violating the Espionage Act, among other charges, and he faces a sentence of 136 years in prison (though experts say it will be shorter). (New York Times)

Dylan Byers made Jill Abramson cry. (The Daily Beast)

According to Keith J. Kelly, speculation is growing that Barry Diller—of IAC/InterActiveCorp., which owns the Daily Beast—is growing more and more disenchanted with the website launched by Tina Brown, which has yet to turn a profit. (New York Post)

Oy vey. More news from Glenn Greenwald. Today he reveals that a top secret National Security Agency program, called XKeyscore, allows analysts to basically find out “everything a typical user does on the internet.” (Guardian)

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“I think that Fox News is a bit schizophrenic.” That’s John McCain, by the way. (New Republic)