Morning Media Mix

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

(Illustration by Lauren Payne)

The journalists have been warned: Do not get drunk at Nelson Mandela’s funeral. (The Star)

Ricardo Baca’s new position as marijuana editor of the Denver Post has been a source of much hilarity, but the newspaper “is taking its marijuana coverage seriously,” writes Christine Haughney. (New York Times)

DNAinfo Chicago has launched a weekly print publication, which was delivered this weekend to 40,000 residents of Lincoln Park. (

Among the top 10 finalists for Time’s Person of the Year: Miley Cyrus, Ted Cruz and Pope Francis. (Today)

“If you’re gonna challenge people in power,” says Glenn Greenwald, “you have to be ready to be attacked in effective ways.” (Esquire)

The letter E? Kaput, writes Observer food critic Joshua David Stein. (Wired) Morning Media Mix