The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #386: October 6, 2008

Content summary: FIR Listener Contest closes for entries, review begins; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on the melamine food contamination case and also PodCamp Singapore; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – brands enter the blogosphere, CIPR seeks views on social media guidelines, GM’s Olympic-sized PR blunder, iSense: ‘Welcome to Targeting 2.0′; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; news about the next three shows; music from The Alice Project; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for October 6, 2008: A 61-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday October 9…

(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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