FIRST CUTS: Slim ups Times stake; staff cartoonist comeback

Joe Pompeo
Media Reporter
The Cutline

Our list of stories that should be on your morning media menu:

• Al Sharpton speaks about his new full-time hosting gig at MSNBC. (The Wrap)

• Carlos Slim has upped his stake in the New York Times Company. (Media Decoder)

• An update from the journalists being held in Tripoli's Rixos Hotel: "Not happy being here anymore." (Mediaite)

• China is cracking down on web content. (AP)

• Newspaper staff cartoonists are making a comeback. (Editor & Publisher)