The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #351: June 5, 2008

Content summary: Travels this week; next FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio on June 11; follow up: PRSA video response to CBS News; Shel reports from Minneapolis; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; new ways of pitching; Offbeat Guides brings personalization and print on demand to travel publishing; study predicts that most people will get news via the net within five years; NASDAQ offers free access to real-time stock prices; twittering Phoenix Mars Lander; Dan York reports on US presidential campaign engagement, and more; listeners’ comments from the FIR FriendFeed Room; music from Little Plastic Stars; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 5, 2008: A 56-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.


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So, until Monday June 9…

(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.

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