Content summary: Neville and Shel back again jointly hosting FIR; Richard Laermer and Geoff Livingston relaunch The L Show podcast; Shel quoted in today’s Wall Street Journal; IABC president Julie Freeman interviewed for Houston Chronicle article on social media; FIR Interview with Dell’s Richard Binhammer and Kerry Bridge posted; upcoming FIR Interview with BrightIdea CEO Matthew Greeley; follow-ups: Best Buy crowd-sourced social media job description published, judgement goes against Michael Arrington in the UK in Sam Sethi libel case order; Sallie Goetsch reports from the Podcast Asylum about the VoloMedia podcasting patent kerfuffle; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News Thats Fits: Burson-Marsteller studies Fortune 100 use of social media; a new dimension in the ongoing SpinVox kerfuffle as TechCrunch Europe encounters the perils of drafting sensitive blog posts online; virtual worlds back on the rise; 10 words to ban from press releases; FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; music from A Step Behind; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 3, 2009: A 60-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Thursday August 6…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)