The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #378: September 8, 2008

Content summary: Winner announced in PR Week blog contest; FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio on Sept 20; Shel on Sun Microsystems call-in show; update on iTunes issue; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – defending your brand online, GM launches anti-misinformation website, an inslide look at games PR, US Dept of Homeland Security to use social networks for alerts, A-Space for the intelligence community launches this month; Lee Hopkins reports; listeners’ comments discussion; news about Thursday’s show; music from Dave Hole; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for September 8, 2008: A 62-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Thursday September 11…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

About Neville Hobson

Entrepreneurial business communicator with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Co-host of the weekly business podcast For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report. Also an occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.