The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #396: November 10, 2008

Content summary: FIR Live recording posted; two more podcasts coming; on Eric Schwartzman and cheesy music; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; discussion follow-up from FIR Live on Chip Griffin’s post: do tech start-up CEOs need PR?; News That Fits – emergency managers slow to understand communication changes, would Obama have won the US election without the internet?, unfiltered message still the main draw for corporate bloggers, conference networking with LinkedIn Events; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; news about Thursday’s show; music from Cantinero; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for November 10, 2008: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday November 13…

(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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