A Snapchat news network is probably coming in November

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Future generations will look at how we get our news today — with our wasteful dead tree “newspapers,” and persistent “websites” and “blogs” that you need to scroll to read, and video “broadcasts” that last for several minutes at a time — and they will laugh. That’s because the Snapchat news revolution is at hand.

As the Wall Street Journal reports (likely through gritted teeth and the smoke of a printing press burning), Snapchat, the company that makes the self-destructing photo and video app that’s bewitched young America into sexting their lives away, has held talks recently with “at least a dozen media companies, including newspapers, magazines and television networks.” What did Snapchat want to talk to these companies about? A new…

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