Morning Media Mix

Illustration by Lauren Payne.

Illustration by Lauren Payne.

Comcast acquired Time Warner in a  “a friendly, stock-for-stock transaction” that’s worth about $45.2 billion. No word on what this deal means for NY1. (The New York Times

The New York Times Magazine‘s protracted search for an editor is almost over. (Capital)

And Fast Company looks at why the Times hired a biology researcher as its chief data scientist. (Fast Company)

Larry Kramer has a plan to double USA Today‘s circulation this year. (The Wrap)

People‘s deputy editor Peter Castro is leaving, after 26 years at Time Inc. (New York Post)