The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #363: July 17, 2008

Content summary: FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio on July 26; Shel and Dell’s Richard Binhammer got together; follow-ups: Molson blogger outreach, UK PR jobs at risk, Pickens Plan; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Dan York reports on O’Reilly OSCON, WordPress 2.6, PodCamp Boston; News That Fits: is social media enough to make Sears Roebuck cool?, Glow brings collaborative social tools to schools across Scotland, SEC blocks employee access to YouTube, Twitter more popular with Brits than with Americans; listeners’ comments discussion including Friendfeed FIR Room roundup; new podcast recommendation: Tiger Two Tiger; Neville at WordCamp UK 2008 this weekend; music from Planet of Women; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for July 17, 2008: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday July 21…

(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.