Content summary: The FIR t-shirt SMS number; judging of entries begins on FIR Listener Contest; FIR live on BlogTalk Radio Feb 9; upcoming FIR Interviews; Lee Hopkins reports on a new portable digital recorder for podcasters, Dave Fleet’s Social Media Training wiki and the real meaning of Twitter; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; learn to love social networks; the problem with statistics; Lancia to launch new car in Second Life; newspapers use YouTube previews to attract readers; David Phillips reports on recession 2.0; listeners’ comments discussion; news about Thursday’s show; music from The Hot Rods; and more.
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Show notes for January 28, 2008
Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 55-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Thursday January 31…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)