The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #588: February 28, 2011

Content summary: FIR Interview with’s Laura Fitton is up and one with the Financial Times on its mobile efforts is coming; congratulations to Voce Communications on its acquisition by Porter-Novelli; a review of Peter Shankman’s new book is coming from FIR Book Review Editor Bob LeDrew; share your opinion in the new Pollstream poll on the FIR website; promo from Ragan Communications about the new and other sites; News That Fits: RealWire launches a new press release search engine, a local reporting site moves entirely to Facebook, "Churnalism" and the press release, Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop, Michael Netzley’s report, Razorfish study shows customers don’t want brands to engage with them on Twitter or Facebook, Pollstream promo, Internet words find their way into the dictionary, Dan York’s report; music from The Morning Stars; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for February 28, 2010: A 56-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday March 7…

(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.