The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #146: June 15, 2006

Content summary: Show notes and contributors at The New PR Wiki; new PR blogs list; PRSA Counselors Academy blog (it’s called ‘For Immediate Release’); Bryan Person’s new PR podcast; on-the-road review; potential new intro music; IAOC conference keynote in Brussels tomorrow; National Semiconductor gives iPods to all employees; David Philips reports (on Stephen Hawking; the PR super race); General Motors, The New York Times and how GM’s FYI Blog fits in to the story; Dan York reports (Podcast Academy; eBay Developers conference; TypePad and FeedBurner; blog posting spam; internal podcast distribution); listeners’ comments discussion (including 10-minute commentary from Keith Teare, CEO of Edgeio); FIR Frappr community update; the music; and more.

Show notes for June 15, 2006

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Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 97-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Links for the blogs, individuals, companies and organizations we discussed or mentioned in the show are posted to the FIR Show Links pages at The New PR Wiki. You can contribute – see the home page for info.

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So, until Monday, June 19…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.