The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #517: January 14, 2010

Content summary: It’s just Shel today, thanks to travel schedules and time zone issues; Neville’s interview with Scott Monty and Paul Thomas from Ford Motor Company is up; FIR Live is still happening on January 23; Dan York’s Report; the Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop; News That Fits: a new surge of news reports about Twitter is prompted by the Haiti earthquake, Tom Foremski wonders if PR professionals should pitch reporters on their ability to drive traffic to reporters’ stories; Melcrum releases early results from a survey of communicators about internal social media; app stories are appearing everywhere; Pete Blackshaw unveils some new and amusing jargon for 2010; listener comments; music from The Smallvilles; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for January 11, 2010: A 49-minute podcast recorded live from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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So, until Monday January 18…

(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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