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

1. Turner buys sports website Bleacher Report (AP)

2. What does Financial Times’ digital progress mean in dollars? (Guardian)

3. Most magazines suffered during the first half, report shows (FishbowlNY)

4. Why you can make a strong case for and against NBC’s Olympic style of coverage (NPR)

5. Facebook files motion in court that says ‘likes’ should be considered free speech (AllFacebook)

6. TV news director quits over Facebook comment about Native American man (Romenesko)

7. What journalists need to know about animated GIFs (Poynter)