Content summary: Shel’s in Las Vegas; only 2 slots left for the FIR Dinner in San Francisco on June 7; next Monday’s show will be recorded live from the IABC conference; no Michael Netzley report this week; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Pepsi’s ‘open newsroom’ experiment at Internet Week, forget Google Apps and pay attention to Google Wave, what brands want from a Twitter application, Facebook vanity URLs coming; Friendfeed FIR Room roundup; music from Digital Dream Society; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for June 1, 2009: A 34-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Thursday June 4…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)