Quick News: LinkedIn is now the preferred tool for recruiters, brand websites remain important, New York Times experiment marks the end of “we regret the error” as we know it, a look at Betterific, Ragan promo;
News That Fits: PR’s move into paid content; Dan York reports on Aaron Swartz, Facebook announcing something tomorrow, Shel Israel and blogger outreach; customer service in the age of social media and how Thames Water got it right; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; widespread adoption of social networking on intranets; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on crowdsourcing week in Singapore and China media protests; over 100 UK ambassadors and other staff blogging about key foreign policy issues;
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for January 14, 2013: An 89-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday January 21…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)