Intro: Welcome to Higher Education host Kevin Anselmo, who takes over the co-hosting chair while Neville enjoys his month-long hiatus.
Quick News: FIFA’s communications director resigns as the crisis continues, Google will spotlight sites that load slowly in its mobile search results, UK campaign to raise awareness of the need for blood donations deletes blood types from signs and storefronts, Australia’s Sky News experiments with selfie-sticks for field reporting; the Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop.
News That Fits: An in-depth conversation about communicating on behalf of universities and colleges (the focus on Kevin’s practice); the value of “masterminds” – is there a role for mastermind groups among communicators?; listener comments; a look at the PR agency and practitioner of the future; Dan York’s report: why Facebook, Google, and Skype may win the mobile app war, Ello’s new iOS app, and more; Igloo Software promo; the last week on the FIR Podcast Network; Periscope, presidential politics, and lessons for communicators.
Music from Guster; and more.
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