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

1. Newspapers’ attempt to cover print ad losses with digital gains has ‘deteriorated’ (Poynter)

2. Facebook’s struggle to enter China’s market (Fortune)

3. Inventor of the modern laptop computer dies (Telegraph)

4. Journalists come to the aid of struggling Homicide Watch (NYT)

5. Buyers of new Kindle Fire tablets can pay to opt out of ads (Reuters)

6. Crowd-Sourced documentary lets NFL fans tell their story (Yahoo)