Intro: Shel’s in Ottawa, podcast of Brian Solis’ keynote at the B2B Huddle in London coming, FIR Interviews in planning with Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer (founder, AirPR) and Corey Connors (applied activity stream as internal communications focus);
Quick News: PCWorld magazine exits print and the era of computer magazines ends, newswires still beat Twitter when it comes to breaking news, CIPR launches #CIPRCHAT, object lesson from Bank of America in why not to use a Twitter bot; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: A look at hashtags; Michael Netzley in Singapore asks if PR in Asia has become an irrational industry (eg, deaths linked with overwork, high stress, long hours, and poor ranking of profession); tweets and monkeys: the Porter Novelli recruitment ad kerfuffle; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; government spying has nothing on what marketers do in secret; Dan York reports from Durban, South Africa, on the ICANN meeting and more; publishers’ paywall experiment: instead of charging readers, they have to watch an advertiser’s video;
Music from Deep Banana Blackout; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for July 15, 2013: A 90-minute podcast recorded live from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)