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

1. The Guardian and Tumblr will ‘live-GIF’ first presidential debate (Poynter)

2. The New York Times debuts an HTML5 web app for iPad users (Nieman Lab)

3. Tips on finding gigs as a freelance journalist in the digital age (Poynter)

4. Can your Twitter handle be stolen and sold? (AllTwitter)

5. How journalists are using SoundCloud (ReadWriteWeb)