Morning Media Mix: Katie’s Comeback?

Today's Daily News

Today’s Daily News

Is Katie Couric going to fill in for Savannah Gutherie when the pregnant Today co-host goes on maternity leave? Maybe. There have been talks. “It makes perfect sense,” an unnamed NBC News staffer tells the Daily News. “The viewers loved her and Matt Lauer together. This would be a chance to give them exactly what they want.” We don’t know about viewers but the tabloids sure seem excited. (Daily News/New York Post)

Rupert Murdoch ordered a cranberry soda and vodka at the Kentucky Derby, which we didn’t know was even possible. (The New York Times)

Game change: John Heilemann and Mark Halperin are going to Bloomberg to start a new politics site. The veteran (and bestselling) political writer duo will also anchor a daily TV show (don’t worry, it’ll stream online), write articles, and, of course, take part in live events. (The New York Times)

Did Vice blur the line between advertising and news? (Poynter)

Lara Logan gets the Joe Hagan treatment. (New York)