Content summary: Appeal to a listener in Ireland; update on voting in PR Week blog contest; Michael Netzley in Singapore discusses Web 2.0 coverage of the Olympic Games and North Korea’s plan to join the world wide web; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – SNCR report on changing patterns of influence through social media, pitching by video, what to do when PR firms pitch you badly, why do PR firms send unsolicited embargoed press releases?; Eric Schwartzman in Los Angeles with an op-ed PRSA panel; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed room round-up; news about next Thursday’s show; music from Seed; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 11, 2008: A 62-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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