Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

Totally unsurprisingly in the age of social media, a bunch of people misreported a bunch of information as news was breaking about yesterday’s Navy Yard shooting. CBS and NBC both initially identified the suspect as Navy chief petty officer Rollie Chance, only to retract their reports when the suspect’s real name, Aaron Alexis, was released. (Slate, Politico)

Staffing up! Times Union political reporter Jimmy Vielkind is Capital New York’s first major hire since Politico owner Robert Allbritton announced that he had bought the website last week. Mr. Vielkind will continue to cover the (state) capital for Capital’s Albany bureau. (Capital Confidential, Times Union)

“You can’t keep Weiner down,” says The Post (get it?). The former mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner will temporarily join NY1’s “Road to City Hall” program.  (The New York Post)

Thursday marked the launch of Wherever magazine: “A ‘Go-To’ Read for Wanderers.” (The Wall Street Journal)

Pew Research Examines Cable News Coverage of the Crisis in Syria (Romenesko)

Margaret Sullivan explains why the Times didn’t cover The Guardian’s story about the N.S.A. sharing intelligence with Israel. (The New York Times)