Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)
(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

CBS went off the air last night for Time Warner subscribers, after the network and cable company failed to agree on a new contract. But the network was back on Time Warner within the hour and the contract deadline has been extended until 5 pm on Friday. (New York Times)

After NBC announced it will create a Hilary Clinton miniseries, CNN announced a made-for-TV movie about the former secretary of state. (Politico)

The Daily Beast asks the important question: Is Diane Lane too sexy to play Hilary Clinton in NBC’s miniseries? (Daily Beast)

The Guardian is getting a new, less British URL. (The Next Web)

The Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Syria band of hackers, took over Reuters’s twitter account yesterday. (Wall Street Journal)

Allbritton Communications, the parent company of Politico and a number of local TV stations, sold its TV stations yesterday. It plans to use the money to invest in Politico and other online media projects. (Washington Post)

ESPN plans to hire bloggers to cover every football team in the NFL. Yesterday, it poached John Keim—who covers the Washington Redskins— from The Washington Post, where he had been hired four weeks earlier. (Poynter/Washington Post) Morning Media Mix