The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #360: July 7, 2008

Content summary: Introducing the FIR community browser toolbar; next FIR Live on July 26; upcoming FIR Interviews; discussion: the dispersed staff; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Turner Entertainment’s multimedia campaign aims to raise the profile for South Africa, Twitter applied to blood donation, privacy challenge to Google Street View in the UK, how to live-blog a conference; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Facebook’s challenges with its Chinese-language site; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Jen Elliott; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for July 7, 2008: A 60-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday July 10…

(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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