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

1. Against ‘objective’ algorithms: the case of Google News (The Atlantic)

2. Why this BuzzFeed v. The Oatmeal fight actually does matter (hypervocal)

3. Google Zeitgeist 2012: Whitney Houston, Gangnam Style, Hurricane Sandy top search terms (VentureBeat)

4. Fragmented world: what two years of traffic data teaches you about mobile (The Guardian)

5. Is it marketing or is it journalism? the case of Tumblr’s ‘Storyboard’ (Capital)