Content summary: Next FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on May 26; FIR Listener Dinner during the IABC World Conference in San Francisco on June 7; thanks to Dan York for starting an FIR entry on Wikipedia; Dan York reports on podcasting, video, Amazon Kindle, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: should it be left to a company’s marketing department to tweet?, Wall Street Journal’s social media rules, GlaxoSmithKline USA launches corporate blog and joins Twitter, Hyatt’s new approach to Twitter for customer service; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Epic26; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 21, 2009: A 67-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday May 25…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)