Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne.)

Barbara Walters is that annoying person in the movie theater who needs the plot explained to her during the movie. Also, she brought 4 assistants with her to the premiere of Hunger Games: Catching Fire.  (The Daily News)

“Most pieces billed as an exclusive interview are usually no more exclusive than a seat in a public commode,” Jack Schaffer shatters journalists’ illusions. (Reuters)

Writing is inherently not a very visual process, but in Italy, there is going to be a reality show where contestants compete to get published. (The New York Times)

Derek Thompson explains about Upworthy. (The Atlantic)

Why do some stories go viral? (i09)

Time Out New York uses some crazy corporate speak to explain why they fired people: “Time Out North America will leverage global efficiencies through an integrated global editorial team and the externalization of listings with the restructure resulting in the loss of 10 jobs within the organization,” said a statement. (Capital New York)