Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

President Obama’s selfie-taking at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service has sparked a lot of conversation—including this biting opinion piece by the AP’s photo director about the President’s “Orwellian” image control.  (New York Times)

People are upset with Time for choosing Pope Francis over runner-up Edward Snowden as Person of the Year. (Huffington Post)

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow will be a monthly columnist for the Washington Post Opinion section. (Fishbowl DC)

Here’s an in-depth look inside Modern Farmer‘s animal strategy. (“I see donkeys in our future,” said Modern Farmer CEO and editor-in-chief Ann Marie Gardner.) (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Sorry, what? Redbull apparently has a magazine with a 2.7 million circulation. (Folio)