Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

Well, that didn’t take long. Glenn Greenwald’s secret “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity that no journalist could possibly decline” is backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. (Reuters)

And Mr. Greenwald is bringing Jeremy Scahill and Laura Poitras with him. (Huffington Post)

Arianna Huffington only made $21 million from Huffington Post’s 2011 sale to AOL. And she didn’t even get it all at once. (New York Post)

“Like members of a youth basketball team raising money for a trip to nationals, staffers at The New Republic have been hawking subscriptions to their friends and family members for the past two weeks as part of an intra-office contest.” Guess that’s one way to up subscription numbers…(Forbes)

Report: Stories about politics inspire best, worst comments (Poynter)

But it’s hard to get banned from the Times comment section (unless you are a spammer) (Poynter)