Content summary: Neville’s back in the UK and Shel’s in Washington, DC; review of the IABC World Conference and FIR Listener Dinner, both in San Francisco; Dan York reports on Facebook user names, Apple’s new products, the future of PR, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Harvard Business School survey on Twitter usage, Hewlett-Packard tests new mobile social network Friendlee; listener comments’ discussion; music from Runaway Dorothy; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 11, 2009: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday June 15…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)