Content summary: A new phone-in comment service now available; listeners’ comments: on sound quality, a suggestion for interview transcriptions; customer service and the Technorati example, government lobbying and Cisco’s new blog; the revolutionary fervour of blogging and the evolutionary development of mainstream media; ethics in PR; IABC: leadership and transparency in discussion.
Show notes for March 14, 2005
Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 51-minute conversation recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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In this week’s show:
- 00:29 Shel and Neville on what’s in this week’s show; how to give your feedback; show notes
- 01:06 New comment service – phone in your comments to the Comment Line at +1 206 984 0931
- 02:25 Comments from the last show
- 09:42 Steve Rubel interview – scheduled but not happening today
- 10:42 Customer service – Technorati, the influence of blogs and customer service departments
- 20:23 Public affairs and government lobbying – the Cisco Systems’ High Tech Policy Blog
- 24:44 Trevor Cook asks: Can blogging retain its revolutionary fervour?; the evolutionary development of mainstream media
- 33:39 Ethics in PR – do you have to understand your model before you establish your ethical frameworks?
- 40:06 IABC – Jeremy Pepper‘s upcoming interview with IABC Chair David Kistle; leadership, transparency in discussion and the IABC Chair Blog.
- 46:27 How to give your feedback; show notes; about the music and the band; outro music
Links for the blogs, individuals, companies and organizations we discussed or mentioned in the show:
Topics – Technorati, Dave Sifrey, Ian Kallan, Stuart Roebuck, Dave Taylor, Jeremy Pepper, Cisco Systems’ High Tech Policy Blog, Rick Bruner, Business Blog Consulting, Trevor Cook, Blogtalk Downunder, Financial Times, Reuters, Tom Glocer, Ventura County Star, Le Monde, Contra Costa Times, Philip Young, University of Sunderland, Chartered Institute of Public Relations, New York Times, Ketchum, Jay Rosen, IABC, David Kistle, Allan Jenkins, IABC Chair Blog, Robert Holland, Charles Pizzo.
If you have comments or questions about this show, or suggestions for our future shows, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can email your comments, questions and suggestions as MP3 file attachments, if you wish (max. 5Mb attachment, please!). We’ll be happy to see how we can include your audio contribution in a show.
So, until Thursday March 17…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)