The International Media Swarm

November 5, 2008

With the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, Chicago finds itself at the center of international media attention. Reporters from as far away as India and Hong Kong descended upon Hyde Park this morning and Grant Park tonight. But that's just the beginning. The BBC World Service is doing a live broadcast from the University of Chicago tomorrow afternoon at 2pm - and in minutes I'm speaking with BBC Radio Lincolnshire live at 5am local time in the UK. Justin Kaufmann filled me in on the international press presence at Grant Park tonight: j2