Content summary: Happy Thanksgiving to our US listeners; welcoming Mark Story as an FIR correspondent; we’re going to try Jeremy Hague’s Vodburner app for Skype video calls; Dan York reports on Google Wave and LinkedIn APIs, and has a neat TweetDeck tip; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: When the plug is pulled on BusinessWeek’s bloggers, can a Facebook profile serve as a marketing channel?, the convergence of internet and TV quickens in the UK, did microblogging really kill blogging?; Mark Story reports from inside the US Federal Government; listeners’ comments discussion; news about next Monday’s show; music from Ghosts On The Radio; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for November 26, 2009: A 68-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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So, until Monday November 30…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)