Content summary: Twitter denial of service attack; vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; upcoming FIR Interview with BrightIdea CEO; next FIR Live on August 22; Dan York reports on the road from Chicago; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: Coca-Cola launches Coke URL; ESPN and the NFL and social networking; Imedo healthcare community expands across Europe; consumers spending more time with paid content than ever; listener comments discussion; a shoutout for the Twitgigs Experiment; music from The Satellite Towns; and more (including: happy birthday Shel!).
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for August 6, 2009: A 65-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday August 10…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)