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…