The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Courtney Cowgill.

1. Why do journalists hate new journalism startups? (Lucia Moses / Digiday)

2. Alaska newspaper sale: a second look at money, logic behind purchase (Rick Edmonds / Poynter)

3. Glenn, Intercepted: Pierre Omidyar’s quarter billion dollar journalism project seems to have stopped publishing (Paul Carr / Pando Daily)

4. Digital journalism: we’re still waiting for the third model of news publishing (Emily Bell / The Guardian)

5. Sun-Times kills comments until it can fix ‘morass of negativity, racism, and hate speech’ (Sam Kirkland / Poynter)

6. Yahoo Rolls the Dice on TV (David Carr / New York Times)

Courtney Lowery Cowgill is a writer, editor, teacher and farmer. As an editor, she works as the managing editor of PBS MediaShift. As a teacher, she’s an adjunct professor at the University of Montana School of Journalism, specializing in feature writing, legislative coverage, rural journalism and online journalism. Formerly, she was the editor in chief of the online magazine NewWest.Net, which she co-founded. Before that, worked as a newswoman for the Associated Press. When she’s not writing or editing, she’s helping her husband wrangle 150 heritage turkeys, 30 acres of food, overgrown weeds or their young children.