Content summary: Marking four years of FIR on Jan 3; upcoming FIR Interview with Jack O’Dwyer; Israel/Gaza/social media follow-up: Steve Lubetkin podcast interview with Israeli consul in USA; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; David Phillips reports from the shadow of Stonehenge; News That Fits: the 13 skills of the PR pro of the future, as phishing and hacking come to Twitter are they doing enough to help protect you?; Sallie Goetsch reports from the Podcast Asylum; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Maria Gaines; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for January 5, 2009: A 68-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Thursday January 8…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)