The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #543: April 19, 2010

Content summary: The Iceland volcano ash cloud means Neville can’t get to NewComm Forum; FIR Interview with Christian Gunning posted, another one coming soon; update on The New PR wiki; five minutes of "have you heard..?"; listener comments; News That Fits: social media to the fore in communicating the Iceland volcano crisis, the transformation of blogging, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore with observations on social networks in Asia, bad PR forces Apple to reconsider an app, Dan York’s report; music from Jean Synodinos; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for April 19, 2010: A 64-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday April 26…

(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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