Thursday’s morning briefing: here’s what to watch on the video-streaming front. Get the skinny on this week’s regulations. This isn’t April Fools’ Day, but it is 4-0 today. And you can come meet half of our March Madness bracket.
Catch up with March Madness bracket
Our predictions don’t count against the numbers you see below (along with a very emphatic nod to some outliers), but they’ll be entertaining and interesting to folks who’re still playing. Just make sure to watch out for our commentary all the way to Sunday when the preliminary games conclude.
Here’s how it works: Vote and comment on your picks by Monday, March 5. To go all the way to Sunday, just keep on voting. You will also be entered to win two tickets to watch the Final Four in Indianapolis.
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Politico and Lawfare
Politico introduces reporters who’ve proven their journalistic chops as part of a magazine and website newsroom overhaul. Newsroom highlights: Editor Ken Vogel was an executive editor on “The Daily Show,”and Pulitzer-winning intelligence reporter Edward Wong has worked for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Sign up here.
The well-intentioned but seriously flawed rollout of “Assassin’s Creed: Origins”
Ubisoft has responded to some criticism around the uneven release of the latest “Assassin’s Creed” game. It’s not a procedural, open-world experience, but here’s a look at how the game differed from some earlier entries.
Who’s behind the protests?
While most of the press have focused on or attempted to replicate the Parkland survivors, advocates for stricter gun control have been holding numerous protests with high-profile attendees in the weeks following the tragedy. Here’s a look at some of the best.