Friday Morning Splash

What's Happening, Must-Read of the Day, Fishbowl Fun Fact, and Front Page of the Day.

What’s Happening

— Strategic Communication in the Digital at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, 10 a.m.

— Inside Media: Lincoln and the Power of the Press at the Newseum, Saturday at 3 p.m.

— Valentine’s Day Dinner at the National Press Club, Saturday at 6 p.m.

Must-Read of the Day

NYT‘s Bruce Weber and Ashley Southall cover the life and legacy of fellow Times journalist and famed media critic David Carr.

Fishbowl Fun Fact

There are more French-speaking in Africa than there are in France.

Front Page of the Day

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