The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #504: November 26, 2009

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.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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