The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #628: December 5, 2011

Updated on December 5, 2011

Content summary: Update on PRSA’s #PRDefined campaign; News That Fits: Carrier IQ and the FUD factor; Dan York reports on Facebook buying Gowalla, Indian government asks Google and Facebook to block content, and more; Ragan promo; Atos Origin CEO bans internal email; social media self-promotion: resisting the temptation; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Bye Bye Rico, Air New Zealand’s use of a murder mystery to end a successful mascot campaign, and the struggles with group buying websites in China; listener comments; TemboSocial promo; music from 2 Headed Cow; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for December 5, 2011: A 69-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Monday December 12…

(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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