Friday Morning Splash

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

What’s Happening

— Books and Brunch: Discussion of “The Orphan Master” by Adam Johnson at the National Press Club, Saturday at noon

— Inside Media: Photojournalists on Covering Global Crisis at the Newseum, Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Must-Read of the Day

NYTimesEmily Steel looks at MSNBC’s new focus on hard news.

Fishbowl Fun Fact

America’s first Air Force was made up of five hot-air balloons.

Front Page of the Day

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