By CYNTHIA LITTLETON, Variety
Come Sunday, the cable news networks — and plenty of other outlets — will kick off a 72-hour marathon of Barack Obama coverage and programming tied to Tuesday’s inauguration of the nation’s 44th commander-in-chief.
From channels around the world to such Internet vidcasters as Hulu to the blogger brigade, the inaugural and related events will generate more video footage and reportage than ever before.
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“This year, the inaugural (schedule) is bigger and more complex and vast than I’ve ever seen it,” said David Bohrman, CNN’s Washington bureau chief and a 30-year vet of presidential pomp and circumstance.