FIRST CUTS: HuffPo vs. NYT online; the editor’s Huma dilemma

Joe Pompeo
Media Reporter
The Cutline

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

• According to comScore's metrics, the Huffington Post has surpassed the New York Times in monthly uniques. (Silicon Alley Insider)

• But not so fast! The surge is a product of the site's merger with AOL, which now sends tons of referral traffic HuffPo's way. (Forbes/Mixed Media)

• Anthony Weiner's wife's pregnancy "presented one of the toughest editorial dilemmas in recent memory," writes Keach Hagey. (Politico/On Media)

• Is the website about to become extinct? (Read Write Web)

• Here's how Patch goes about asking paid freelancers to blog for free on the side. (Business Insider/The Wire)