The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #188: November 9, 2006

Leesa BarnesContent summary: Leesa Barnes (at left) is guest co-host; Shel’s in Atlanta, Neville’s speaking at a conference; One-Minute News: SEC chair reacts favorably to blogging as disclosure, Hollywood talent agency seeks stars online, Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere is released, Financial Times covers blogs as a threat to brands, Dove scores with a YouTube video, clients come before bloggers says Pete Blackshaw, Starbucks suspends its podcast; Neville talks about Second Life – The Guardian criticized for a ‘first’ claim, and the virtual reality show: Big Brother coming to Second Life; Shel and Leesa on politicians and social media; a report from Dan York; the music; and more.

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Show notes for November 09, 2006

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Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 78-minute podcast recorded live from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and almost live from the UK.

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So, until Monday, November 13…

(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.