Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

NYU’s Jay Rosen talked with eBay founder Pierre Omidyar about his decision to join forces with Glenn Greenwald in his new venture:

“Omidyar believes that if independent, ferocious, investigative journalism isn’t brought to the attention of general audiences it can never have the effect that actually creates a check on power,” Mr. Rosen writes, “Therefore the new entity…will have to serve the interest of all kinds of news consumers. It cannot be a niche product. It will have to cover sports, business, entertainment, technology: everything that users demand.” (PressThink)

It’s official: Ronan Farrow will host a weekday news show on MSNBC, starting sometime next year. ““This is a new generation of news show for a new, more engaged generation of viewers,” Mr. Farrow said. “It’s a show about why the news matters to you – and what you can do to be part of the story.” (The New York Post)

New York magazine considers going biweekly (The New York Post)

Times reporter plans to take fight to the Supreme Court (The New York Times)

And speaking of legal woes, the L.A. Times and its parent company, Tribune Co., have been sued by former sports writer T.J. Simers, who says he faced discrimination as an employee. (The L.A. Times)