The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #711: July 8, 2013

FIRIntro: FIR Speakers and Speeches iConsumerism panel discussion at Imperial College is up, Brian Solis in London July 12: FIR S&S podcast to come;

Quick News: Survey shows journalists trust elected officials more than PR people, the “Yellow Pages of social networks” directory from A Social Media Agency, TSA Instagram account dedicated to dangerous items people have tried to sneak onto planes, news style guide from the BBC; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: The big challenges for communicator leaders in the changing organization; Dan York reports on the Asiana Airlines plane crash and social media (with added comparative discussion about 7/7 and social media), why we love superheroes, and more; is the bloom off the social media rose?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments via Speakpipe and from the FIR Community on Google+; Twitter shows the way forward with ‘Do Not Track’; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Singtel’s Hawker Food Challenge with Chef Gordon Ramsay and China anti-trust actions toward baby formula producers; what you miss if you make a hiring decision based on alcohol use shown on Facebook;

Music from Jann Klose; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for July 8, 2013: A 94-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday July 15…

(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+.