The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #597: May 2, 2011

Content summary: Today’s news topics dominated by the killing of Osama bin Laden; vote for FIR on Podcast Alley; FIR Book Review posted: Social Location Marketing by Simon Salt; recording of FIR Live #22 posted; Pollstream poll results and new poll; IABC’s Handbook of Organizational Communication 2nd edition is out; Shel and Neville recording IABC World Conference podcasts; listener comments discussion; Ragan promo; News That Fits – News of Osama bin Laden’s death spreads like wildfire via social channels, the seven stages of news in a Twitter and Facebook era, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, Dan York reports on Osama bin Laden news and media frenzy and more, study says that the media have no influence on reputation, Renault and Glamour magazine get smart with customers’ Facebook ‘Likes’, Pollstream promo, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on New York Times feature on wikis and education and more, is traffic from social sites less engaged?; music from The High; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 2, 2011: A 65-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday May 9…

(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.