FIRST CUTS: Glenn Beck to launch web TV channel; ‘toxic’ vibe at HuffPo?

Joe Pompeo

Here's our list of headlines that should be on your morning media menu:

• Some Huffington Post employees say the post-AOL-merger environment has been "toxic." (Business Insider/The Wire)

• The Tribune Company's legal and advisory fees for its bankruptcy case? $150 million. (WSJ/Bankruptcy Beat)

• Glenn Beck is planning to launch a web TV channel after he leaves Fox News. (TV Newser)

• WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange criticized President Obama and the media on a conference call with reporters Wednesday. (HuffPo)

• The Daily has 1 million downloads so far--but how many subscribers? (Forbes/Mixed Media)