The Ticker: Crowdfunding Startups; LinkedIn Lawsuit; RIP Press Release; Small Agencies; Chinese Law

Forbes: Startup Fundraising Is About to Get a Little More Public

The Next Web: LinkedIn Hits Back at Lawsuit Claim It Hacks Users’ Email Accounts for Spam

PR Week UK: Government Comms Chief: ‘Press Release Is Dead,’ PR Now Content Producers

The New York Times: Small Agencies Make Light of Omnicom Publicis Merger for Promos

The Daily Dot: Chinese Teen Arrested for Single Tweet Under New ‘Online Rumors’ Law