Intro: Two FIR Interviews posted: with Nick James, and with Tansley Stearns and Brian Rooney ; FIR Speakers & Speeches coming of Neville’s panel at Imperial College London; evening event in London with Brian Solis on July 12; IABC update (conference, David Murray’s post, new interim executive director); Ragan promo;
Quick News: Introducing the NSA-proof font, astroturfing comes to the EU, a week after Instagram’s video launch Vine sharing tanks on Twitter, Second Life turns 10 and may have a second life of its own;
News That Fits: 70% of employees “emotionally disconnected” at work; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Huntsworth in Asia, a new documentary telling the story of Alibaba.com and Jack Ma, video trends in Asia Pacific; Alastair Campbell explains why the world of PR is changing; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; print is not dead; Dan York reports: Happy Canada Day!, Project Loon, O3B Satellites, and more; Yammer and Klout bring social ranks to the workplace;
Music by John Kadlecik; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for July 1, 2013: A 93-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday July 8…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)