Morning Media Mix


(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

“Advertisers, along with you idiots, love videos,” Meredith Artley, Managing Editor Of CNN.Com, explains why Miley Cyrus’s VMA performance was the top story on the website…in The Onion. (The Onion)

A police officer arrested a Times photographer, claiming that he interfered with an arrest by using his flash. But um…there was photographic evidence that showed that’s not what happened. Now the officer has been indicted for fabricating reasons for an arrest. (The New York Times)

iPad magazine subscription numbers are much worse than you thought. Game Informer, a video gaming mag, is doing better than the 24 next best digital magazines (and it’s not even doing that well). (Ad Age)

Howard Kurtz’s new show on Fox News will be a lot like his old show on CNN (it’ll even have the same time slot). (The Washington Post)

Slate launched Outward, a new LGBT vertical. But it’s not any LGBT vertical. It’ll still be all counterintuitive and Slate-y. (Slate)

Meredith Viera is launching a YouTube channel about women’s lives. Don’t expect counterintuitive. (The Huffington Post)