The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #488: October 1, 2009

Content summary: Neville’s new role at WeissComm Group; vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; FIR interview with Smithsonian’s Michael Edson posted; FIR interview next week with Steve Rubel; follow-up: Brands in Public and Google Sidewiki; Dan York reports on Google Wave and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: new media companies abuse pitch process, summit takes hard look at future of journalism; listener comments discussion; news about next Monday’s show; music from Texture; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for October 1, 2009: A 67-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday October 5…

(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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