The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #603: June 13, 2011

Content summary: Shel’s at the IABC World conference in San Diego this week; two FIR Interviews posted: Michael Netzley interview of Georgette Tan and Project Inspire, Neville/Shel interview of Kansas City weather podcaster Ed Roberts; answering Michael Taggart: Neville’s 5 favourite podcasts; new FIR comment line phone number in Europe; listener comment discussion; Ragan promo; News That Fits: the case against having a social media department, Dan York reports on why communicators should care about the news from Apple’s WWDC, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, where is your company on the social maturity scale?, PR ‘fixer’ cleans Wikipedia entries for senior business figures, PollStream promo, Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on the trend to one-tweet novels in China and the top digital brands in Asia, use of social media in PR campaigns growing; music from Megan Palmer; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 13, 2011: A 70-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday June 20…

(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.