Content summary: FIR Listener Contest results in next Monday’s show; two FIR Interviews posted; Dan York reports on the use of video and other communication tools in the US presidential campaigns; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits – senators act to restrict random laptop searches at US borders, volunteer-run non-profit PR agency Bright One launches; The Knight News Challenge Real Winners: Heidi Miller interviews Adrian Holovaty; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; news about next week’s shows; music from Electric Touch; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for October 9, 2008: A 47-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday October 13…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)