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The Hobson and Holtz ReportIntro: Neville’s first show off, welcome Rachel Miller – host of All Things IC – as guest co-host, new interview with Netvibes’ CEO and head of marketing has been published, Digital India will join the FIR Podcast Network lineup;

Quick News: BBC inadvertently tweets about the Queen’s ill health during an “obituary rehearsal,” JPMorgan is dumping voicemail, theme park criticized for horrific roller coast crash, US Federal Trade Commission will hold publishers accountable for deceptive native advertising, Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop;

News That Fits: The state of internal communication: Is it still viable as an independent function? Will it ever go mobile? Why isn’t small business embracing it? What values should be at internal communication’s core?; listener comments from the FIR Podcast Community on Google+; the end of the manel (all-male panel) as IBM’s Andrew Grill gives up his seat on a conference panel to a women who asked why no women were on stage; Dan York’s Tech Report: linking FIR’s Book Reviews to a Pinterest board, EuroDIG, Google+ Collections; Igloo Software promo; the last week on the FIR Podcast Network; a look at Social Media Examiner’s 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report;

Music from Mr. Blotto; and more.

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First published as FIR #811: The State of Internal Communication on NevilleHobson.com