The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #706: June 3, 2013

FIRIntro: The final B2B Huddle keynote podcast is up, FIR Interview with Jeremiah Owyang coming this week, Neville at LeWeb London this week, no report from Michael Netzley in Singapore this week;

Quick News: Is it the end of the craft of media relations?, LinkedIn launches two-step verification, PRSA launches effort to raise visibility of APR qualification, Australian police communicates the ‘catastrophic’ dangers of 3D printed guns; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Towers Watson global survey shows over half of employers use social media in community building; how newsrooms are using Reddit (and what companies can learn from it); the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; Dan York reports on  Google+ Hangouts On Air, and on the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the battle against a podcasting patent troll; a survey from the Institute for Public Relations on best-in-class practices in employee communication: interviews with internal communicators at 10 global companies; executives want their CEOs active in social media;

Music from Special Guests; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for June 3, 2013: An 82-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday June 10…

(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+.