The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #422: February 12, 2009

Content summary: Shel calls in from Chicago with a shoutout to Callburner; Dan York reports on Twestival, APIs, mashups, Skype and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Belkin astroturfing follow-up, the amazing Twitter behaviour of Canadian journalist David George-Cosh, a copyright kerfuffle develops between the AP and Obama ‘Hope’ poster creator Shepard Fairey, ‘Resting Communicators’ on LinkedIn; listeners’ comments discussion and FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; Twestival Day; congrats to CC Chapman and Steve Coulson at The Advance Guard; music by Common Ground; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for February 12, 2009: A 57-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Chicago, Illinois, USA.


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So, until Monday February 16…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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