The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #698: April 8, 2013

FIRIntro: FIR Book Club podcast recording with Bob LeDrew, Andrea Weckerle and Donna Papacosta coming, listen to it at Talkshoe in the meantime; FIR Interview with Edelman’s Steve Rubel is up; coming on May 2: The 2013 B2B Huddle, with keynote speeches published as FIR podcasts;

Quick News: Just how important are hashtags?, is Vine the next big thing for brands?, crowdsourcing can slow the spread of false rumours during a crisis, Microsoft issues statement apologizing for employee’s Twitter comments; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Collaborative data journalism – how 86 journalists in 46 countries can work on a single investigation; Dan York heads to Beijing and reports on ICANN 46; SEC permits use of social media channels for compliance with Reg FD; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; can Google Hangouts replace press conferences?: a case study from Keene Communications about Australia’s Tourism Northern Territory; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Accenture’s study on Asian companies realizing value from their growth strategies; is social media changing the language of PR?;

Music from Robert Walker and the Century Band; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for April 8, 2013: A 90-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday April 15…

(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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