Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Links to this week's show topics: the inauguration

Charles offers some excellent links below. Here are a few more with no attempt to be comprehensive or fair. Just my sip from the firehose.

Video of the inaugural address from CBS News (you'll see a commercial before the speech begins).

"News Sites Struggle to Stream Obama Video" from the New York Times

Download the audio from

Photo Galleries from the Washington Post.

"Newspapers to Cash in" from

Front pages from Europe (The Guardian)

Front pages from Asia
(Thomas Crampton blog)

Front pages from the Middle East (Crampton)

400+ pre-inauguration front pages from January 20, 2009 (courtesty

"Obama's Inauguration Speech Relies on the Rhetoric of Responsibility," by Roy Peter Clark from his Poynter blog.

Here's a nice "outside the Beltway" look at print media coverage from the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Impact Editor.

"It's Party Time for for Media Stars, Too" (Howard Kurtz in the Washington Post). He suggests "... it is hard to envision this level of intensity if John McCain were taking the oath of office."

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