The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #745: March 3, 2014

FIRIntro: Shel’s back from the IntraTeam conference in Copenhagen;

Quick News: Jeremiah Owyang publishes new research report into the collaborative economy, the primary channel to break government news should be Twitter not press releases says head of British government digital communications, another study demonstrates employees using social media have higher productivity, Bayer creates radio station for one day as part of strategy to reach dog owners over dog-health issue, Coca-Cola’s Journey content marketing site launches a LinkedIn-like blogger contributor network; Ragan promo;

News That Fits: Marc Andreesen spells out a future of the news business; Dan York’s Tech Report on the Internet Society meeting in London, and more; why does a social media presence make retailers appear less trustworthy?; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments in audio and in the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; why top journalists are flocking to brands; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report: China’s state-owned media on the defensive after a racist good-bye to the US Ambassador, and more; last week on the FIR Podcast Network: 5 new shows; ‘Trust’ features large in carmaker Ford’s rebranding of its UK dealership network;

Music from Marqui Adora; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report for March 3, 2014: An 88-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday March 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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