The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #446: May 7, 2009

Content summary: Shel’s on the way to Brazil; FIR Listener contest to win a free ticket to Somesso London 09 closes May 8; FIR Listener Survey results published; Neville guests on Media Bullseye Roundtable podcast; Dan York reports on social media and communicating an addition to the family, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: add your ideas for an IABC international exchange programme for comms pros, CIPR launches online toolkit to help members survive the recession, the challenge for communicators over swine flu fears, Edelman’s ‘JCPR Twitter Index’ applies influence to celeb listings; listeners’ comments discussion; music from David Steele; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 7, 2009: A 59-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday May 11…

(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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