Morning Media Mix

Illustration by Lauren Payne.

Illustration by Lauren Payne.

There’s a lot about the proposed deal between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner. Here’s just a sampling:

A tick-tock of the Comcast/Time Warner negotiations. (The New York Times)

The Times’ editorial board is against it. (The New York Times)

But shifts in the industry may make it possible to get regulatory approval. (The New York Times)

In The Guardian, Heidi Moore says not to believe the hype. (The Guardian)

And in other news:

The Guardian tries a new approach to native ads. (AdWeek)

Diversity pays off in movies and tv shows. (NPR)

The owners of Maxim are getting desperate to sell the men’s mag after another deal collapses. (New York Post)

Observer alum Hunter Walker is leaving Talking Points Memo for Business Insider as politics editor. (Politico)