Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

Just when it looked like all hope was lost for serious news, “an unlikely cavalry has come roaring over the hill with serious money, fresh ideas and no small amount of enthusiasm,” David Carr writes of the new band of tech moguls investing in journalism. (The New York Times)

Education news site GothamSchools is changing its name to Chalkbeat and expanding. (USA Today)

Freelancers are hoping that they’ll get paid now that Politico’s Robert Allbritton bought Capital New York. Although we know of one freelancer who was (maybe coincidentally?) paid just days before the sale was announced for an article that ran nearly a year ago. So, there’s that. (New York Daily News)

Not surprisingly, Rupert Murdoch was reelected chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox. (Reuters)

Ad Age names Bon Appetit magazine of the year. (Ad Age)