The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #600: May 23, 2011

Content summary: This is episode #600!; interviews for Shel and Neville; Shel’s on the road; listener comments discussion including Burson Marsteller follow-up, Friendfeed FIR Room round-up; Ragan promo; News That Fits – super-injunctions that gag the mainstream media but not anyone else: balancing privacy, freedom of speech, the law and Twitter is uncharted territory; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Comcast sets off firestorm in response to tweet; corporate marketing and communication strategies are going global: survey; listener Harry Hawk reports from Puerto Rico; Pollstream promo; Dan York reports on 6 things communicators should know about IPv6; NLRB faults company for firing employees over Facebook posts; music from Belladonna; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for May 23, 2011: A 69-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Overland Park, Kansas, USA.

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So, until Monday May 30…

(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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