Content summary: Thoughts and prayers for Marc Orchant; follow-up on SkypeIn 0207 London number kerfuffle; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; a strong backlash erupts as Facebook Beacon drama continues; Target’s misstep on Facebook; do blog rankings like the AdAge Power 150 have any real value?; long versus short articles: which are best?; meet the Russian blogosphere; ‘Journalist 2.0’?: the same for communicators?; listeners’ comments discussion; news about Thursday’s show; new FIR Interview to be posted; Phil Gomes music recommendation by The Tsunami Experiment; and more.
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Show notes for December 3, 2007
Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 59-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Thursday December 6…
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