Appearing tonight on The News Hour with Jim Lehr, Hugh Hewitt called out the mainstream media for their botched coverage of hurricane Katrina. Here’s what he said: “That’s terrible for a democracy, to have a media that is willing to suspend their disbelief and report myth. People have to ask, why was the media so…

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I only just found it, but Stuart Spencer has an excellent, common sense post on how to label your podcasts so that they’ll be easier for people to locate through search engines. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop, log on and learn the ins and outs…

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Students of Michael Furtney, APR, can download the presentation I will make tomorrow in his public relations class here as a PDF. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop, log on and learn the ins and outs on social media engagement and SEO. Sign up at https://www.socialmediabootcamp.com

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EContent Magazine has a feature story about how companies are using podcasting to communicate with their key publics, which anyone who reads this blog knows, I am firmly behind. But the article (which I am quoted in) takes a position on finding the right length of a podcast that is contrary to mine. Like Neville…

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This is an early discussion with Steve Rubel and social media management, social media monitoring, SEO and more. SHOW NOTES 04:45 Steve Rubel talks about how he first heard about blogging. 05:49 Marketing blogs start to take off. 08:17 Rubel talks about experimenting with Typepad, launching his first few client blogs and Micro Persuasion 09:24 …

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Wired has a story about how the race is on to make money off of podcasting. The story talks about how some people are trying to turn a profit by selling advertising, and the difficulties they’re having, which includes trying to count listeners with Apple caching and serving up their content. According to this quote,…

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Just recently the New York City Police Department released a podcast on their web site. But Law & Order it is not. According to Online Media Daily’s George Simpson, listeners found pretty routine and boring traffic updates, advisories and general news about the department. The release of this podcast has brought forth the question, is…

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BusinessWeek Online has a great story about how business are using tagging tools like del.icio.us to monitor online buzz. I am just starting to get familiar with tagging, but I wish I had gotten up to speed on it quicker. This would have been a great resource for attendees of the full day blogs, RSS,…

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The website Noing Noing (or should it be Naive Naive) lives up to its name with this limp attempt to “out” PR bloggers for trying to control what bloggers write. Is anyone really shallow enough to buy into this one? The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop,…

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I guess all that stuff about Microsoft not wanting to use the word podcasting was bogus. I just found this tutorial on Microsoft’s website which is a step by step on how to listen to podcasts on Windows Mobile 5.0 devices using either Feedreader or Skookum. This opens up the world of Windows Mobile 5.0…

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