Quick News: New York Times gamifies reading, why podcasting should be the PR consultant’s best friend, slow video delivery dooms your video views, ad creep reaches the thighs of young Japanese women; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: 2012 Inc 500 Social Media report; Michael Netzley’s report shares an investigative journalism article and public protests challenging the Singapore government; challenges big and small highlighted in the CIPR’s State of the Profession 2012/13 report; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments from the Google+ FIR Community; how Maker’s Mark turned a social media smackdown into a win; Dan York reports (from a ski lift) on Karen McGrane and “Adapting Ourselves To Adaptive Content”; Google downgrades Pagerank on UK media websites that sell links;
Music from David Cyr; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for February 25, 2013: An 84-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)