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

1. U.S. newspaper staffing falls to lowest point in 34 years (Newsosaur)

2. What James Murdoch’s departure from BSkyB could mean for Rupert Murdoch (Reuters)

3. AP turns to citizen reporters for live video news (GigaOm)

4. Did the LA Times put up its pay wall too abruptly? (PaidContent)

5. Twitter opens office in downtown Detroit digital incubator (Detroit Free Press)

6. Al Gore’s Current TV could get kicked off Time Warner Cable for low ratings (Reuters)

7. News reader app Zite makes nice with news publishers (Online Media Daily)

8. NYT embeds game in story that lets you “destroy” the page (FishbowlNY)

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