The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #744: February 24, 2014

FIRQuick News: Chevron apologizes for fracking well explosion with free pizza coupons, Virgin Galactic looking for a PR agency, Groupon claims its President’s Day gaffe was intentional, Sprinklr acquires Dachis Group; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Latest CIPR ‘State of the Profession’ survey prompts a challenge to communicators from CIPR President Stephen Waddington; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: important mobile developments targeting Asia’s smartphone-friendly consumers, and more; companies hunt for employees with clout; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; five tips from BuzzFeed on making content shareable; Dan York’s Tech Report: Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp, and more; last week on the FIR Podcast Network: four new show episodes; is it possible to cultivate ‘idea carriers’?;

Music from Les Gordons; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for February 24, 2014: A 90-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Monday March 3…

(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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