The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #711: July 8, 2013

FIRIntro: FIR Speakers and Speeches iConsumerism panel discussion at Imperial College is up, Brian Solis in London July 12: FIR S&S podcast to come;

Quick News: Survey shows journalists trust elected officials more than PR people, the “Yellow Pages of social networks” directory from A Social Media Agency, TSA Instagram account dedicated to dangerous items people have tried to sneak onto planes, news style guide from the BBC; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: The big challenges for communicator leaders in the changing organization; Dan York reports on the Asiana Airlines plane crash and social media (with added comparative discussion about 7/7 and social media), why we love superheroes, and more; is the bloom off the social media rose?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments via Speakpipe and from the FIR Community on Google+; Twitter shows the way forward with ‘Do Not Track’; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Singtel’s Hawker Food Challenge with Chef Gordon Ramsay and China anti-trust actions toward baby formula producers; what you miss if you make a hiring decision based on alcohol use shown on Facebook;

Music from Jann Klose; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for July 8, 2013: A 94-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday July 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.

  1. anneleighton

    Hi Mr. Hobson and company,

    Thank you, on behalf, of Jann Klose, for including his song MAKE IT BETTER on your podcast. I’m on a campaign to let folks know that song has an original quote, “If you don’t know Love, you don’t know Life,” that we’d like to get into the public domain.

    Also, Jann’s playing in your neck of the woods! He’ll be doing a house concert at the Monkey House Theater in Berkley on August 30. I hope you and your friends can make it to the show. He can do photo opps with you and talk tech and the internet.

    Anne Leighton

    • Neville Hobson

      Hi Anne, thanks so much for your comment. A pleasure to include Jann’s music, a great track for our listeners’ enjoyment. Re Jann’s gig in Berkley, thanks for that info. A bit far for me (I’m in the UK) but Shel maybe, he’s in California :)

      • anneleighton

        Thanks, Neville, hopefully Jann will be in the UK by the fall.
        Meantime, yeah, let’s get Shel to have some fun with his friends on the 30th!
        Keep up the great work–I love people who love the media!

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