The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #406: December 15, 2008

Content summary: Two FIR Interviews posted, one more coming, FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio set for Dec 19; discussion: Chris Brogan’s Kmart/Izea sponsored post controversy; Michael Netzley reports on some of his latest research findings from the Digital Media Across Asia wiki; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – finding social media engagement leaders, a challenge to Swisscom’s reputation; listeners’ comments discussion and Friendfeed FIR Room round-up; music from Granian; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for December 15, 2008: A 61-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday December 18…

(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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