The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #608: July 18, 2011

Content summary: FIR Interview with Cisco’s John Earnhardt posted, interview coming with Edelman’s Jonny Bentwood about Tweetlevel and Bloglevel; next FIR Live is on July 30; "About" page survey; listener comments from the FIR Friendfeed Room; Ragan promo; News That Fits: discussion on PR practice, ethics and reputation issues surrounding News Corporation and the scandal that began in the UK with the News of The World and phone hacking, and consider the role of Edelman as communication counsel to News Corp; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on internal communication in China; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Dan York reports on Bloglevel, WordPress Develop and more; the European Podcast Award 2011; Pollstream promo; music from PolaroidKiss; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for July 18, 2011: A 71-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday July 25…

(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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    […] The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #608: July 18, 2011. Includes discussion on PR practice, ethics and reputation issues surrounding News Corporation and the scandal that began in the UK with the News of The World and phone hacking, and consider the role of Edelman as communication counsel to News Corp. […]

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