The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #175: September 25, 2006

Content summary: Dates announced for New Communications Forum 2007; Bitacle blog content theft scam; a brewing kerfuffle surrounds the director-general of the CIPR; Text 100 video on Second Life; Cingular deal with YouTube; iPod FM transmitters in the UK; Lee Hopkins reports on Apple’s cluelessness, interviews with communicators, Heidi Miller opens herself up to pictorial scrutiny, research questions; audio introductions from the Toronto geek dinner; David Phillips reports on ratatouille and XPRL; listeners’ comments discussion; the music; and more.

Show notes for September 25, 2006

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In This Edition:


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So, until Thursday September 28…

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


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