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

1. Fact-checking will play key role in tonight’s debate (Poynter)

2. Pearson to sell the Financial Times (Guardian)

3. “When it comes to jobs, internet-media businesses are the new mainstream media.” (Ad Age)

4. News editors tapped for, (TVNewser)

5. Talking Points Memo launches membership-only program (Nieman Lab)

6. The New York Times’ new iPad Website could mean end of Apple app (FishbowlNY)