Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

The buzz for Gabriel Sherman’s grows: an excerpt went online yesterday  at New York mag, where Mr. Sherman is a contributing editor. (New York)


Sounds like The Washington Post is courting The Atlantic‘s Derek Thompson to replace Ezra Klein as editor of Wonkblog. (Huffington Post)

Drew Barrymore is Refinery 29’s new celebrity editor at large, where she will contribute at least one blog post a month. Her first, about her favorite breakfast sandwich, goes up today. (WWD)

As part of the transition to a John Henry-owned Boston Globe, publisher Christopher Mayer is stepping down after  nearly 30 years at the paper. (The Boston Globe)

Larry King’s ‘bad boy’ past resurfaces, complete with a very 1970’s mug shot. (New York Post)