Content summary: FIR Live recording posted; FIR listener contest announced: win free tickets to 2 conferences; follow-up: Metrolink train crash and crisis communication; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; discussion: new research from Universal McCann on how the internet turned us all into influencers; News That Fits – making the case for General Motors, why SMS is not effective for emergency notifications; listeners’ comments; news about Thursday’s show; music from Lovespirals Remixed; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for September 22, 2008: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Thursday September 25…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)