Morning Media Mix

morning media mixAll these new journalism start-ups being touted as revolutionary are staffed by white men, which Emily Bell says is an inherent contradiction. (The Guardian)

David Remnick would chose the works of Philip Roth over those of Saul Bellow and John Updike to brin g to his no doubt very literary desert island. (The New Republic

Oprah Winfrey’s essays, adapted from her column, will be collected in a book, due out in September. (The New York Times)

Joe Weisenthal hasn’t played ping-pong since the summer of 2011. (Talking Biz News)

ESPN.com drops columnist Rick Reilly after he plagiarized his own work. (Media Bistro)