Intro: Edelman Trust Barometer 2013 published today: we’ll have some commentary next week, FIR Interview with PRCA’s Francis Ingham re-set for this week, snow permitting;
Quick News: Sociability of CEOs of large companies has nearly doubled, seismic change in consumer behavior linked to technology says Starbucks CEO, US court rules against news agencies that used pictures posted to Twitter, what marketing leaders should learn from Lance Armstrong; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: Weathering a crisis: Tesco and the £300m effect of horse meat; Dan York reports on the NFL and archaic business models, Facebook Graph and President Obama’s inauguration, lack of civility and a Martin Luther King quote; big trouble in mainstream media (and lessons for PR); the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; Barclays CEO lays it on the line to employees: be ethical or quit; Michael Netzley in Singapore couldn’t get his report to us today so we plan to publish it later as an FIR Cut; brands and personal responsibility are trumping politics;
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for January 21, 2013: A 79-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday January 28…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)