Content summary: Upcoming FIR Interviews; next FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio on Feb 7; Nevilleâ€™s webinar today for IABC; Dan York reports from Keene, New Hampshire; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: the importance of simplicity, Al-Jazeera launches worldâ€™s first repository of broadcast-quality video offered under Creative Commons license, using social media to address a crisis, Facebook is a place for flirting: Pew study; David Phillips reports from Wiltshire, England; listenersâ€™ comments discussion; Robin Grant wants to know why people use Twitter; music from George Thorogood and the Destroyers; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for January 15, 2009: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday January 19…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)