Breaking News

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Breaking News is an ongoing image-based Internet meme in the format of a screenshot purporting to show a television news segment.

According to Know Your Meme, the idea for this meme has been around since 2010, but spread starting in 2012.[1] However, on Tumblr, the breaking news meme tag only goes back as far as February 2015.[2]

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Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.



  1. Breaking News Parodies at Know Your Meme
  2. breaking news meme Tumblr search
  3. archived, with 7,591 notes.
  4. Official Doctor Who Tumblr, Archived version
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