Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

In an editorial, The New York Times advocates for clemency for Edward Snowden: “Considering the enormous value of the information he has revealed, and the abuses he has exposed, Mr. Snowden deserves better than a life of permanent exile, fear and flight. He may have committed a crime to do so, but he has done his country a great service,” writes the Times. (The New York Times)

Former paperboy and smart moneyman Warren Buffet is especially fond of newspapers. (The Wall Street Journal)

Pat Kiernan is getting an evening radio show on WABC, which is part of the station’s effort to make talk radio more local. But don’t worry: Mr. Kiernan will still be waking up early to anchor NY1. (The New York Times)

Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, formerly of Dow Jones-backed All Things D, unveiled their new, tech site: Re/Code. The new site (and attendent confereneces) is financed by NBCUniversal News Group and Terry Semel’s Windsor Media (Re/Code)

Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal unveiled there own new tech section, WSJD. (Dow Jones Press Release)