The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Mark Glaser

1. Wattpad raises $17 million to become the YouTube of writing (GigaOm)

2. HBO says no, for now, to fans who want web-only option (NYT Media Decoder)

3. Startup Rebel Mouse wants to be the social web’s front page (Mashable)

4. Salon names Cindy Jeffers CEO, CTO (FishbowlNY)

5. Older adults are getting with the digital program (Pew Internet)