Presidential Inauguration http://www.kunc.org en Beyoncé On Lip-Syncing: 'I Did Not Feel Comfortable Taking A Risk' http://www.kunc.org/post/beyonc-lip-syncing-i-did-not-feel-comfortable-taking-risk The Grammy-award winning singer Beyoncé has finally put an end <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/01/23/170064728/beyonce-may-have-been-live-and-pre-recorded">to all the talk surrounding her performance during President Obama's second inauguration</a>.<p>And she did it in diva fashion, during a press conference to preview her Super Bowl performance.<p>She took the stage wearing a super-mini white dress and belted out a powerful — and a cappella — version of the <em>Star Spangled Banner</em>. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:58:00 +0000 39553 at http://www.kunc.org Beyoncé On Lip-Syncing: 'I Did Not Feel Comfortable Taking A Risk' Will Big Government Make A Comeback? http://www.kunc.org/post/will-big-government-make-comeback For years, Democratic politicians have been shy about talking up the virtues of government. It was all the way back in 1996 that President Bill Clinton <a href="http://clinton4.nara.gov/WH/New/other/sotu.html">declared</a> "the era of big government is over."<p>That may have changed with President Obama's <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/01/21/169903155/transcript-barack-obamas-second-inaugural-address">second inaugural address</a>. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:05:00 +0000 39245 at http://www.kunc.org Will Big Government Make A Comeback? Mr. Colbert, Take Down That Box! http://www.kunc.org/post/mr-colbert-take-down-box Thanks, Stephen Colbert, for calling attention to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/01/22/169992779/beyonces-national-anthem-was-pre-recorded-marine-band-says" target="_blank">our Tuesday post</a> about whether Beyoncé did or did not lip-sync the national anthem at Monday's presidential inauguration.<p>But did you have to put that box over this blogger's name? (<a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/423161/january-23-2013/beyonce-s-lip-gate" target="_blank">Check the tape at 3 minutes, 17 seconds in</a>.) And how about showing The Two-Way logo? Thu, 24 Jan 2013 19:48:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 39241 at http://www.kunc.org Mr. Colbert, Take Down That Box! Beyonce May Have Been Live And Pre-recorded http://www.kunc.org/post/beyonce-may-have-been-live-and-pre-recorded <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tCNth-N9Z0</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:27:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 39185 at http://www.kunc.org Beyonce May Have Been Live And Pre-recorded Young Journalist Discovers Experience Pays Off http://www.kunc.org/post/young-journalist-discovers-experience-pays Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.<p>Young Ethan Sattler started his own news organization last fall, a first step in being a real journalist. Then he put in a request to cover the inauguration from the White House Briefing Room, which was granted.<p>There were no briefings on Inauguration Day, but the 13-year-old did catch some of the action. He so impressed everyone, he landed a spot in the press viewing area; and caught a glimpse of the president leaving the White House.<p>It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.<p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:58:00 +0000 39174 at http://www.kunc.org