The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #474: August 13, 2009

Content summary: FIR Interview on Blog With Integrity with Liz Gumbinner and Susan Getgood posted; diary note for next FIR Live on email marketing: August 22; Dan York reports on Twitter, DDoS, and the need for distributed, decentralized systems; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: survey shows that PR pros are good ethical thinkers, why blocking news aggregators is dumb and won’t work, WOMMA issues guidelines in advance of FTC regulations, 10 things to consider about international PR; listeners’ comments discussion; on FIR editing; music from Mario Wald; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 13, 2009: A 62-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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So, until Monday August 17…

(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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