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

1. Columbia University names its first chief digital officer (AllThingsD)

2. DOJ has gotten more than 800 comments on the proposed e-books settlement (PaidContent)

3. Judge recuses herself from privacy lawsuit against Facebook (Reuters)

4. Why it’s so hard for SCOTUSblog to get Supreme Court press credentials (Poynter)

5. Creator of News Cat Gifs revealed (Kingston Daily Freeman)