The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #350: June 2, 2008

Content summary: Vote for FIR on Podcast Alley; Next FIR Live call-in shows: June 11 and June 14; Neville’s in Germany, Shel’s in Baltimore; Michael Netzley’s Asia Report; One-Minute News: PR challenges include a scarf that became a liability and how companies handle fraudulent claims that attract media attention, more conversation about PR spam, a new free online service grades your press releases, PRSA responds to an attack on the ethics of PR practitioners; a report from Ricardo in Latin America; listener comments from the FriendFeed FIR room; music from Noam Weinstein; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 2, 2008: A 56-minute podcast recorded live from Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and as live as it can be from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.

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So, until Thursday June 5…

Posted by shel on 06/02 at 06:30 AM
  1. Regarding press release grader. Thanks for the tip on this.  You mentioned that it’s a useful tool especially for non-PR people and you are right. But I’m planning on using it to push back on a client that cannot understand that news release should not as long as War & Peace and is NOT an advertorial.  I’ll let you know if it helps :-)

    Posted by Sherrilynne Starkie  on  06/06  at  12:50 AM

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