Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

P.J. O’Rourke is joining The Daily Beast as a weekly columnist. He gave his new employer a lengthy Q&A. (The Daily Beast)

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will is planning to launch a news site called Huckabee Post in January. Can we call it “HuckPo”? (ABC News)

Michael Wolff thinks about “the existential predicament of working for Time Inc in 2014, as it gets ready to spin out of Time Warner, away from the safety of luxe cable assets, and relaunch itself as a lonely print enterprise” and concludes that the company should create an ad agency. (The Guardian)

According to a federal district judge ruled the NSA phone data program “most likely violates the Constitution” and described it as “almost Orwellian.” He also said that James Madison would be “aghast” about the government encroachment on liberty. James Madison might also be surprised by the whole Internet thing, too. But point taken! (The New York Times)

Lara Logan will return to 60 Minutes because, why not? (Politico