The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #547: May 17, 2010

Content summary: FIR Interview with BP’s Neil Chapman posted, Kris Gallagher’s interview and keynotes from NewComm Forum 2010 coming; What’s Up?: Shel Israel home from the hospital, TweetDeck’s wavy red line looks like it’s finally fixed, the Financial Times and the iPad, should PR agencies give in to threats?; listener comments and one from the Friendfeed FIR Room; News That Fits: Google slurps personal data with wifi collection, goodbye Facebook?, Henry Blodgett’s report on Facebook and relevance to PR, Dan York reports on Facebook and more, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScop, HSBC’s 100 Thoughts via Twitter, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on China’s internet paradox and more; music from God Street Wine; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 17, 2010: A 71-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday May 24…

(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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