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President Obama officially begins his second term this weekend. The inaugural ceremony and surrounding festivities will be smaller this time around, but countless people from all over the world will nonetheless tune in live – and once again, there will be plenty of opportunities to watch everything online or on your mobile devices.
Check out our ultimate guide to streaming the 2013 inauguration below:
Dates and times: The official swearing-in will occur Sunday at 11:55 a.m. ET (8:55 a.m. PT), and includes Chief Justice John Roberts swearing in President Obama at a ceremony at the White House.
However, the big bash that everyone is going to watch will be one day later: Monday, starting at 11:30 a.m. ET, President Obama and Vice President Biden will take part in the ceremonial swearing-in on the West Front of the capitol. That’s also when Obama is going to give his inaugural address.
Later that day, we are going to see the inaugural parade (2:55 p.m. ET) and the Commander In Chief Ball (8:30 p.m. ET).
The White House is also going to stream the inauguration live on YouTube on Monday, starting at 11 a.m. ET.
ABC News will live stream the entire inauguration ceremony on its site, starting on Monday at 9:30 a.m. ET.
CBS News is going to stream Monday’s event on Ustream, starting at 9 a.m. ET.
Fox News will begin its online live coverage Monday at 10:30 a.m.
Univision’s Spanish-language live stream of the inauguration starts Monday at 11 a.m. on YouTube.
CNN is not only streaming Monday’s events starting at 11:30 a.m. ET, but also Sunday’s official swearing-in of President Obama (11:55 a.m.) and Vice-President Biden (8:15 a.m.).
MSN News will stream the inauguration live on its site.
Hulu is featuring live streams from Fox News, ABC and Yahoo News, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. For detailed times, check Hulu’s live streaming page.
C-SPAN will stream pretty much everything on its site, starting Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET.
Ustream has links to a bunch of additional feeds, including live feeds from citizen journalists covering the events, on its blog.
Twitter is providing curated tweets on its #inauguration micro-site.
We will update this list frequently until Monday night, so check back often – and feel free to leave any additional links in the comments!
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