What Facebook Owes to Journalism
. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg's manifesto about community, released last week on Facebook, wisely analyzed the state of journalism: He decried sensationalism, and declared that "a strong news industry is also critical to building an informed community." (New York Times)
Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people familiar with the situation. (Reuters)
How to Get Venture Capital to Places Left Behind.
Silicon Valley continues to attract more venture capital and more startups than anywhere in the U.S., but Steve Case says that has to change. The AOL co-founder and chief executive of investment firm Revolution LLC says "everybody, everywhere" should get a shot at the American dream. (Wall Street Journal)
In the morning, President Donald J. Trump will receive his daily intelligence briefing. The President will then meet with Secretary Tillerson. In the afternoon, the President will discuss the Federal budget over lunch. The President will then hold a discussion regarding the Federal budget with senior staff. Later in the afternoon, the President will lead a legislative affairs strategy session.
Both the House and the Senate are out of session today.
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