Morning Media Mix

Illustration by Lauren Payne.

Illustration by Lauren Payne.

The Olympics have been a boon for the Today show. Ratings for the NBC morning show surpass ABC’s Good Morning America. (The New York Times)

It took four ‘long’ months of negotiation to convince the UN to give luxury mag Bloomberg Pursuits  access for a photo shoot. (WWD)

NPR sells a “Nina Totin’ Bag” because legal affairs correspondent Nina Tottenberg is just that popular with public radio listeners. (Medium)

U.S. News deleted its archieved web copy from before 2007. Here’s hoping journalists kept some kind of back-up of their clips. (Romenesko)

The Washington Post continues to staff up its politics section: newest hire Katie Zezima is coming over from the AP to cover The White House. (Politico)