Content summary: FIR takes a break on Christmas Eve; the FIR ID3 tag issue is resolved; Shel joined a tweetup in Birmingham, AL; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore; News That Fits: Google Earth comes to Audi, wifi hotspots on Ford wheels, finding a social media agency that knows what it’s doing, Guinness lets UK drinkers create virtual worlds, the intention web; listeners’ comments discussion; music from Thomas Radman; and more.
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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for December 21, 2009: A 66-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.
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So, until Monday December 28…
(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)