The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #680: December 3, 2012

Intro: Shel’s in Toronto, FIR Interviews coming with Craig Silverman and Ekaterina Walter;

Quick News: ITN Productions launches citizen journalism channel, majority of US mobile phone owners use their devices to access the internet, the user experience of reading the Leveson Inquiry report; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Leveson: the challenge of traditional media oversight in the age of digital; Dan York reports on hotel reviews, blogging every day, WordPress 3.5, and WCIT; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; in the District of Columbia, social media surveillance pays off; listener comments; TemboSocial promo; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore with an update on Olam’s battle with Muddy Waters and the company’s crisis response; Bell Pottinger launches digital content agency;

Music from Ed Roth; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for December 3, 2012: A 70-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Monday December 10…

(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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