Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I look at the way social media and text-to-donate has helped to transform charitable giving in Haiti after the earthquake. Plus, Google announced it would stop censoring its search site in China after having Gmail accounts of dissidents and free speech proponents hacked there. And I ask Just One Question to Tribune Media’s Kate O’Hare (@KateOH) to see if time slots still matter for TV shows.
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Background music is “What the World Needs” by the The Ukelele Hipster Kings via PodSafe Music Network.
Here are some links to related sites and stories mentioned in the podcast:
Haiti in Rubble – Marketers, Aid Groups Rush To Help at MediaPost
Best Online Resources for Following Haiti News, Taking Action at PBS MediaShift
A new approach to China at the Official Google Blog
White House, Beijing Joust Over Censorship at WSJ (paid subscription required)
Why Google is quitting China at Silicon Dragon
Conan O’Brien Statement – I Will Not Follow Jay at Huffington Post
Here’s a graphical view of the most recent MediaShift survey results. The question was: “What do you think about 3D TV?”
Also, be sure to vote in our poll about Google and China:
Mark Glaser is executive editor of MediaShift and Idea Lab. He also writes the bi-weekly OPA Intelligence Report email newsletter for the Online Publishers Association. He lives in San Francisco with his son Julian. You can follow him on Twitter @mediatwit.