The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Leandro Oliva.

1. 2012 saw more print magazine launches than a year earlier, with fewer pubs folding (Crain’s)

2. Royal phone scandal highlights new media risks (Reuters)

3. Washington Post appears to be a dinosaur – but has already evolved (The Guardian)

4. Young-adult readers may have abandoned print, but they’ll take news in their pockets (Nieman Lab)

5. Blogging with Medium, the odd new product from Twitter’s founders (The Verge)