Content summary: Twestival raises $250k and counting; upcoming FIR Interview; Shel’s in Vancouver, Canada; Dan York reports on the Facebook terms of service kerfuffle, and more; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: How not to respond to local bloggers if you’re a newspaper, PR firm drops client after death threats, PR is about reputation not SEO, Gannett employees turn to unofficial blog for clarity; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Amanda Bloom; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for February 19, 2009: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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So, until Monday February 23…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)