Colleges and Universities: Across the country, many colleges and universities are opening their doors for big-screen inauguration viewing parties.
Museums and Community Centers: Many cultural centers are hosting various free events related to the inauguration. Check your local paper.
Town Hall and Municipal Governments: Some local governments will have viewing facilities for the public.
The New York Times: Through the Internet, NYT will offer a live broadcast. Here's a short description from the Times:
"Live Streams: The New York Times will be live-streaming Mr. Obama’s speech from its home page; video Web sites Hulu and Joost are among the other sites broadcasting Tuesday’s events." source: The New York Times
MSNBC: Yahoo offered this overview of a broadcast from MSNBC:
"For those who prefer to get the inauguration feed while mixing it up with other Americans, MSNBC will beam its coverage to movie theaters around the country. Click to MSNBCEvents.com for free tickets. The partnership extends to a simulcast into 650 Starbucks stores in New York, San Francisco, and Seattle. Celebrants can also head to PIC2009.org to find a local inauguration party. Already, history buffs are heading to the Web for assistance on the Inauguration Day details, looking up "hboTweet: Here's a rundown from the New York Times:
inauguration," "inaugurationday schedule," and "inauguration time."
Live Tweeting: Similar to its coverage of the presidential debates, Current TV is joining with the microblogging site Twitter to showcase inaugural day musings from the Twitter universe, in 140 characters or less" --NYT
For more information: check out this technology piece from the New York Times
"Barack Obama’s inauguration will be televised. It will also be tweeted, live-streamed and simulated in virtual worlds. " full article
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