Prosecutors urged a Maryland court to deny Adnan Syed's request for appeal on Wednesday, rejecting his claim that his lawyer was ineffective and didn't help him negotiate a plea deal.
CNN host Don Lemon has a way of making himself look stupid. He did not disappoint during the Ferguson riots last night. He was too busy narking people out to think about what he was saying.
After serving 39 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ricky Jackson is tasting freedom this weekend.
In this week's episode of 'VICE Meets,' Graeme Wood breaks down the Islamic State's religious ideologies and visions for the future.
No one knows exactly what happened, but social media is in an uproar, sections of Ottawa have been cordoned off by police, and it feels like nothing will be the same for Canadians.
Life contains everything: tear gas in Ferguson, books read on the grass, journalist James Foley's murder, dancing in New Orleans till sunrise blots the stars. We're meat—fragile and finite. But joy is survival.
Anand Gopal talked to us about the beheading of journalists and why the US needs to stay the hell out of Iraq.
Another one of those frequent but still oddly satisfying moments when the duplicity of the executive branch of the US government is on full display.
The role of the press in the turbulent conflict playing out in the Gaza Strip is becoming more and more a part of the story.
Are journalists at fault for failing to convince us just how horrible global warming will be? Denial and doubt can be tempting—even to those who cover this stuff for a living.
There are five questions you'll want to ask before sharing something with your internet friends. If that seems like a lot of work, remember that shouting out random urban legends in public is frowned upon IRL, and the same should be true for social media…
Jake Beckman runs @SavedYouAClick, a Twitter account with nearly 100,000 followers that's dedicated to finding the worst tweets sent out by media outlets and ruining them.
Journalism has been all about tugging on people's heartstrings since the days of ancient Rome, but Facebook has created a whole cottage industry of people who curate emotionally manipulative content.
Although today's stars actively try to become gay icons, talk show legend Sally Jessy Raphael has rarely courted her cult-like gay fanbase. Last month, we visited Raphael at her house to find out how she accidentally became a gay icon.
The press prides itself on being "fearless" and "adversarial," but a new study finds that most journalists these days oppose the use of tactics that lead to major stories being broken.
Are far-off tragedies only newsworthy when Australians are involved?
On Monday, Men's Journal reporter Matthew Power died in Uganda. When I heard the terrible news, I thought of an obituary Matt had written for a mutual friend of ours years earlier: "Even to write in the past tense seems strange," he wrote. "It nega…
This week, I got as close to Barrett Brown as any media member physically can under the gag order forbidding Barrett from speaking to the press.
Over the past few years, the hip-hop listening event has transformed from an intimate way to share new music with eager listeners into an opportunity to push sneakers and booze on free-riding party people.
This winter, travel writer Elisabeth Eaves isn't in Mexico to write about shirtless men she meets on the beach—she's escaping the cruel winter to write a draft of her first novel, which is set in the Middle East.
After 50 years of interviewing, befriending, and touring with Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, and John and Yoko Ritchie Yorke is officially the coolest thing to come out of Toowoomba.
Do a quick google search for "Fukushima ocean radiation." The results are a crime scene: maybe one actual link to accurate journalism per page. All the other links are panic-click blogs and articles without citations.
Journalists go deep. Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and their private life begins. VICE teamed up with journalist Carrie Ching to bring you a new illustrated series on the secret lives of award-winning journ…
Besides loving church and hating science, the Prime Ministers of Australia and Canada have a lot in common—including awkward expense scandals.