Content summary: Shel’s on the road but producing the show anyway; Dan York’s report; Media Monitoring Minute; News That Fits: The Huffington Post charges companies to participate in its comment areas and Twitter feeds, The Guardian’s pay-for iPhone app could be the model for mainstream media, Saatchi & Saatchi blows a social media assignment in Australia for Toyota – badly, CEO language "misleads analysts’ ratings" according to survey, Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms issues a blanket RFP for improved media monitoring services; FriendFeed room roundup; music from The Distillers; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for December 17, 2009: A 52-minute podcast recorded live from Homewood, Alabama, USA.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)