Content summary: Next FIR Live on Aug 23; update on PR Week blog contest; discussion: Is PR dead? Oh, God, not again…; the Media Monitoring minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – Inc magazine study on US company adoption of social media, unique medical simulation in Second Life; Michael Netzley reports on Singapore’s Social Media Breakfast 3; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed round-up; music from Manda and The Marbles; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 18, 2008: A 60-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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- FIR #372 show notes at The New PR Wiki (link to come)
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So, until Thursday August 21…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)