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.)