The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #463: July 6, 2009

Content summary: The Traveling Geeks arrive in London; new FIR Interview from Michael Netzley, FIR Book Review interview with Silvia Cambie and Yang-May Ooi coming; discussion 1: does the New York Times’ portrayal of Silicon Valley PR reflect a reality?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; discussion 2: has PR never been truly authentic as Beth Harte claims?; 1-Minute News: industry groups agree on strict guidelines for behavioral targeting, Phorm suffers a blow for behavioural targeting ad plans in the UK, Google Blog Search changes, CompuServe closes and ends an era, intern’s post bad for agency and worse for her, Al Jazeera integrates Twitter into its shows; music from Life Slides Down; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for July 6, 2009: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday July 9…

(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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