The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #478: August 27, 2009

Content summary: FIR Interview with Jeremiah Owyang posted; FIR Interview with Chris Brogan coming; the idea of doing an FIR Conference certainly has captured some imaginations; Dan York reports on SXSW panels, Twitter outages and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Twitter and YouTube central to a climate change propaganda battle between the Camp for Climate Action and London’s Metropolitan Police, secret blogging alliances, opening the door to social media impacts the entire organization says Toby Bloomberg, grassroots social media works best according to usability expert Jakob Nielsen; listeners’ comments discussion; Friendfeed FIR Room round-up; music from Amanda Bloom; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 27, 2009: A 68-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday August 31…

(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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