The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #522: February 1, 2010

Content summary: Congratulations to Doug Haslam who joins Voce Communications; vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; update on pending FIR iPhone app from iSites.us; the Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop; News That Fits: recruiters really care about your online reputation even if you don’t, an inconvenient PR truth, closed Apple and open iPad a PR success?, American Airlines’ Twitter post offers fast lesson in social media; Barbara Nixon’s question, and discussion on the role of style and the role of the AP Stylebook (and The Economist Style Guide); music from Sexy Mathematics; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for February 1, 2010: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday February 4…

(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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