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

1. News Corp. pulls the plug on its iPad-only newspaper app The Daily, after less than 2 years (AllThingsD)

2. Do publishers still need native apps? (Mashable)

3. Pope starts personal Twitter account (Reuters)

4. The newsonomics of going deeper (NiemanLab)

5. Partnership offers support for media entrepreneurs (NYT)