The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #337: April 17, 2008

Content summary: FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio this Saturday April 19; Reminder for FIR Live; our correspondents will produce episode 339 next Thursday; Sea World update from Kami Huyse; Media Monitoring Minute; Microsoft Academy Mobile update from Paolo Tosolini; One-Minute News: websites and blogs are keeping an eye on greenwashing, Arthur Page Society study shows corporate values matter, Twitter tweet gets American out of Egyptian jail, Gordon Brown’s US visit, Facebook updates; Dan York’s report; listener comments; music from Don’t Harass Betty; and more.

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Show notes for April 17, 2008

Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 54-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and almost live from Stockholm, Sweden.

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In This Edition:


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So, until Monday April 21…

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

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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.

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