Content summary: FIR Live #12 posted; IABC seeks sponsor for conference podcasting; Shel doing Gold Quill Blue Ribbon panel; Dan York reports from the town dump on the state of the news media, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; discussion on PR: it might be dead, says Robert Scoble, and it’s not appropriate for social media, says Joseph Jaffe; News That Fits: Pepsi’s social media play at South by South West, social networks perhaps not so welcome in the US courtroom; listeners comments’ discussion; music from The Fins; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for March 19, 2009: A xx-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday March 23…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)