The Hobson & Holtz Report - Podcast #424: February 19, 2009

Content summary: Twestival raises $250k and counting; upcoming FIR Interview; Shel’s in Vancouver, Canada; Dan York reports on the Facebook terms of service kerfuffle, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: How not to respond to local bloggers if you’re a newspaper, PR firm drops client after death threats, PR is about reputation not SEO, Gannett employees turn to unofficial blog for clarity; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Amanda Bloom; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for February 19, 2009: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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So, until Monday February 23…

Posted by neville on 02/19 at 03:10 PM
  1. Shel - Thank you for being so openly outspoken to condem the death threats received by the PR firm representing Nadya Suleman. It needed to be said, as it threatens the very foundations of democracy and freedom.
    Neville - you went on to talk about general intolerance. I happened to be listening to FIR while walking through Kingston town centre. As I was listening to what you said I saw two examples, one after the other, of impatient driving and loutish behaviour.
    Does it mean we live in a less tolerant world? I don’t know. But I do believe we notice intolerance and injustice more. And communications can play a significant role in highlighting them. Many thanks for the show.

    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  02/22  at  12:12 PM
  2. Neville - you went on to talk about general intolerance. I happened to be listening to FIR while walking through Kingston town centre. As I was listening to what you said I saw two examples, one after the other, of impatient driving and loutish behaviour.
    http://portal-world.net

    Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  on  03/10  at  11:37 AM

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