Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for providing more than 700,000 government files to WikiLeaks. He was also dishonorably charged by the military judge. The ACLU does not approve. (The New York TimesACLU)

NY Mag’s Gabriel Sherman dishes up some anecdotes after Roger Ailes fired his right hand man, PR chief Brian Lewis. It’s almost like Mr. Sherman is writing a book about the head of Fox News. Oh right! Also, fun detail from the story: Mr. Lewis didn’t really care about prosecuting the Fox News Mole aka Joe Muto because, he agreed with Mr. Sherman that Fox News didn’t need to punch down. But he was overruled by Mr. Ailes. (NY Mag

Is this the most New York Times-y headline ever: “British Newspaper Has Advantages in Battle With Government Over Secrets” (okay, maybe not ever but pretty close). (The New York Times)

Speaking of which: UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg endorsed the government’s decision to ask The Guardian to destroy leaked NSA documents, reports The Guardian. (The Guardian)

Al Jazeera America premiered yesterday, which you may have known if you follow media coverage but may not have known if are an AT&T U-verse subscriber (or Time Warner or a slew of other cable providers). (The New York Times)