Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

Paul Carr picks a fight with Gawker’s Valleywag (and, more specifically, with Valleywag’s editor Sam Biddle) in a long post on PandoDaily. Not only is Valleywag and Mr. Biddle hypocritical and fake-populist, Mr. Carr argues, but Mr. Biddle’s middle name is allegedly  ” Faulkner,” which apparently should tell us something. Hey, it’s a slow week. (PandoDaily)

People is getting some high-quality paper stock. And higher-quality paper stock doesn’t come cheap. (New York Post)

Was Patch’s downfall the result of ignoring cities? (Forbes)

2014 will be a “make or break” year for Dow Jones. (Capital New York)

Neil Irwin is leaving WaPo‘s ‘Wonkblog” for The New York Times, where he will help develop “the new, fancy, ‘we-don’t-need-no-stinkin’-Nate-Silver’ data-driven journalism start up.” (FishbowlDC)