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.)