Doc Searls of Linux Journal and Doc Searls Weblog goes On the Record…Online about CES 2006, open source software, the ineffeciency of traditional advertising, new advertising paradigms and the battle to save the Net from privitization.

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This is an audio transcript of the 2006 ‘State of the State’ Address: PRSA-LA’s Annual Look at the Industry held on Jan. 18, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Panelists are: Judy Johnson, Executive Vice President Managing Director, Golin Harris Western Region, Bill Imada President, IW Group, Magdalena Beltran-del Olmo Vice President of Communications, California Wellness…

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My client Ecast announced a deal with Heineken USA today which is pretty innovative. Ecast has a network of 5000 digital-downloading jukeboxes in bars nationwide. It may not sound like a lot, but when you consider that there are only 8000 Starbucks, you get some perspective on their reach. Heineken is embedding their brand into…

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SNL does a sketch about a reporter (Seth Meyers) for Cat Fancy Magazine who’s fired by his boss (Peter Sarsgaard) for falsifying stories and…. The Civilians theater troupe opens a play called “Nobody’s Lunch” that explores the growing mistrust in “traditional” sources of news. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17,…

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On the heels of the Consumer Electronics Show, Harris Interactive hosted their quarterly webinar, and revealed some very interesting stats on the leading information sources people turn to for information about computer products. Here’s a chart. The results underscore just how important internet search and web content management is to communicating effectively with the marketplace.…

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According to press release distributed today, a new magazine on podcasting is launching this May. Could this be the podcast programming guide of tomorrow? My buddy Dan Klass is on the editorial board. Thanks Steve. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop, log on and learn the…

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In this interview Joe Hayashi of Yahoo! Podcast talks about the benefits of RSS, what makes a great podcast search engine and how Yahoo! plans to integrate podcasting into other Yahoo! services. Photo by techlifeweb

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A number of blogs, including competing offerings from the Gray Lady and the L.A. Times, are up and running ahead of the opening of Hollywood’s awards season, which kicks off this Monday with the Golden Globes. Variety has a round-up. The Social Media Boot Camp comes to Los Angeles, August 16-17, 2010. Bring your laptop,…

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