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This Is a Dark Day for Press Freedom

Our editorial response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling.
The Writers, Editors and Producers of VICE
11.30.18
A Note from the Editor

Hey JT, Thanks for the Help with the Far Right, Now Maybe Keep Our Reporter Out of Jail

We appreciate Justin Trudeau’s defence of press freedom, but he could go a lot further.
Josh Visser
5.25.18
VICELAND

Is the Mexican Government Spying on Journalists?

On the season finale of 'CYBERWAR,' Ben Makuch investigates why government spyware is cropping up on Mexican reporters' smartphones.
VICE Staff
11.21.17
VICELAND

This Medical Marijuana User Was Kicked Off an Organ Transplant List

Tune in to VICELAND Tuesday for the season finale of 'WEEDIQUETTE,' along with a new episode of 'CYBERWAR.'
VICE Staff
11.15.17
News

Mohamed Fahmy on Press Freedom in the Age of Trump

North American journalists face an unprecedented new climate under Trump and Trudeau. We asked Fahmy what we can learn from his new memoir 'The Marriott Cell.'
Ben Makuch
11.19.16
News

Media Coalition and Civil Liberties Groups Granted Say in VICE Case Against RCMP

Police want national security reporter Ben Makuch's chat logs with an alleged ISIS fighter.
Tamara Khandaker
10.27.16
Vice Blog

The Cyberattacks That Changed the Future of Warfare

On the season two premiere of 'CYBERWAR,' VICE reporter Ben Makuch investigates the most significant cyberattacks of our time.
VICE Staff
10.25.16
News

New Video Appears to Show Canadian Special Forces in Battle Against ISIS Near Mosul

It definitely looks like our commandos are directly in combat with the Islamic State, not just "advising."
Ben Makuch
10.25.16
News

Inside the Covert War In Ukraine

VICE News spoke to Ukrainian special forces soldiers about their secret operations, including targeted assassinations behind enemy lines.
Ben Makuch
10.4.16
News

Government Lawyers Seek to Block Free Speech Groups in VICE’s Court Battle with RCMP

A court has ordered national security reporter Ben Makuch to hand over communications with a suspected ISIS fighter to the federal police. VICE is fighting that.
Tamara Khandaker
9.16.16
The Sick Day Issue

Sitting Down with a Post-9/11 Whistleblower

Before Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, or Edward Snowden, there was Thomas Drake.
Ben Makuch
9.16.16
Stuff

Everything We Learned from Embedding with an American Militia

What motivates a bunch of white guys to go into the woods and practice military drills?
Ben Makuch
5.26.16
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