Content summary: CDs for first-time commenters; upcoming FIR Interview; Shel at the East Bay Social Media Breakfast; Neville talks to Stuart Bruce at the Wolfstar party in London; Dan York reports on a career development and the Gmail outage; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: New research shows B2B buyers have very high social participation, Ryanair and the ‘idiot bloggers’, Annenberg research on impact of recession on PR, why ghost blogging is wrong; listeners’ comments discussion including a question for listeners: how powerful is Nokia’s brand?; news about next Monday’s show; music from Purepath; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for February 26, 2009: A 65-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday March 2…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)