The Ticker: Too Much Design; Google Money; Agency Wars; Awards Tips; Newsjacking

Reuters/Felix Salmon: Against Beautiful Journalism

Quartz: Google’s Brilliant Plan to Get Millions to Adopt Its E-Money System

ZDNet: The Coming War Between PR Agencies and Ad Agencies

SHIFT Communications: 4 Things to Consider Before Entering PR Industry Awards

Publicity Hound: Tips for Newsjacking (Even When You Have No News)