The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #457: June 15, 2009

Content summary: How to subscribe to the new FIR email newsletter; next FIR Live on Blogtalk Radio on June 26 will feature guest Gary Vaynerchuk; Eric Schwartzman interviews Leysia Palen, social media crisis communications researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: the role of social media in political expression with contrasts from Iran and Australia, companies are using blogs to reach employees says IABC Research Foundation survey, social media plays large role in Refugee Week communication campaign in the UK, linking as a communication strategy; listeners’ comments discussion including WH Smith travel guide boycott; music from The Watermarks; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 15, 2009: A 67-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Thursday June 18…

(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.

  1. Anna and the Simple Acts team

    Hello there!

    Thanks so much for highlighting Refugee Week 2009 and the Simple Acts campaign in your podcast.

    It’s support like yours that has helped us see over 6000 simple acts completed so far!

    Keep up the good work and visit us for a natter


    Anna and the Simple Acts team

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