The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #435: March 30, 2009

Content summary: Shel’s in Baltimore; Michael Netzley reports on the growth of the Tencent QQ instant messaging service in China; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Nicole Simon introduces an FIR listener contest to win free entry to Next09 in Hamburg, Germany; News That Fits: instant audio reporting with an iPhone and Audioboo, Monsanto takes to social media; listeners’ comments discussion; news about Thursday’s show; music from Perpetual Groove; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for March 30, 2009: A 56-minute podcast recorded live from Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Thursday April 2…

(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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