The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.

1. The nation’s most influential media outlets based on Bitly data (Forbes)

2. CNN lays off workers in its documentary units (TVNewser)

3. Bloomberg TV lays off staff as the company adds digital-video jobs (TVNewser)

4. Google Play may offer Android users the option to buy movie titles (CNET)

5. Patch ignored early advice about one-journalist-per-town model (

6. San Francisco start-up Seesmic lays off half its staff (AllThingsD)

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