The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #562: August 30, 2010

Content summary: Follow-up on survey samples; correction on Disney blog aggregation story from last show; listener comments discussion; 5 minutes on… the Oxford English Dictionary may become an online-only publication, ghost-blogging firms, new thriller sells more e-books than hardcovers, how the public views PR/advertising; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News that Fits: Burson’s "State of Mobile Communications" report, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Pakistan and floods, meet the Chief Listening Officer, FTC issues order to PR firm to remove fake reviews, Dan York reports on video pictures books and more, Mark Story reports from inside the US federal government on enterprise 2.0 and gov 2.0; music from Alyshen; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 30, 2010: A 65-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday September 6…

(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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