Home From the Wires Armstrong's Oprah interview: will he cry more than Marion Jones?

Armstrong's Oprah interview: will he cry more than Marion Jones?

| Print |  Email
Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The Guardian:The Oprah Winfrey Network's promise of a "no-holds barred" confessional from Lance Armstrong would be a break from the tested Oprah format. The reality is likely to be more cuddles than confrontation in the Jan. 17 event.

The Oprah-branded cable channel – run by Discovery, the broadcaster that sponsored Armstrong's team between 2004 and 2007 – promised a forensic trawl through the rider's "alleged doping scandal, years of accusations of cheating and charges of lying".

Previous form, though, suggests the encounter with Armstrong will follow a more familiar pattern for Oprah-led celebrity relaunches, involving the host's famous "rapport talk" and the guest's ability to cry in public.

Read more.

 

More Articles

The Scott Kveton affair

News
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
ScottKvetonBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


Read more...

Downtime with Doug Gastich

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

How the president of BlueVolt spends his free time.


Read more...

Interview: Dr. Mark Goulston

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
JustListenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.


Read more...

100 Best Green Companies Keynote Speech

News
Friday, May 30, 2014

green2014-069Watch the 2014 100 Best Green Companies keynote speech by Eric Friedenwald-Fishman.


Read more...

Timber town

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY LEE VAN DER VOO

A forest collaboration saves the Rough & Ready Lumber Company.


Read more...

Hipsters gone wild

June 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JON BELL

A new generation of outdoor apparel companies targets the young and the urban.


Read more...

The business of running a food cart

News
Thursday, June 05, 2014
OBM1BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

What does it take to launch and run one of these mobile food businesses?  


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS