Censorship

porn

The Future of Porn Is Only Getting Worse

We interviewed award-winning feminist adult film maker Erika Lust about the impact of FOSTA/SESTA on porn, the problem with age verification checks and the value of education over regulation.
Emma Garland
8.15.18
porn

Repealing Net Neutrality Could Kill Indie Porn

The porn industry is already monopolized by powerful corporations. But the repeal would hurt small studios the most.
Claire Lampen
2.28.18
movies

It Took This Artist Three Years to Animate His Wild Chinese Gangster Movie

In Liu Jian's 'Have a Nice Day,' nobody has a nice day.
Beckett Mufson
2.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Wilfrid Laurier Exonerates Lindsay Shepherd, We Can All Move On Now

It seems the university didn’t need to create an anti-SJW hero out of nowhere, after all.
Mack Lamoureux
12.19.17
University

Jordan Peterson Is Causing Problems at Another University Now

Wilfrid Laurier is the latest Canadian school with a freedom of speech controversy.
Drew Brown
11.20.17
tv

The Creator of 'Bojack Horseman' on Why Political Correctness Isn't Censorship

Actually, we talked to Raphael Bob-Waksberg about lots of stuff, including nostalgia, word-play, and not being sure how autobiographical he's being.
Patrick Marlborough
8.10.17
Media

Far-Right Outlet Crowdfunding to Build ‘Conservative YouTube’

Canada’s Rebel Media is asking for $302,000 to build the app.
Mack Lamoureux
8.4.17
Hermit Kingdom

North Korea's Elite Have Really Good Internet Access and Use It for Facebook and Porn

They're really into this multiplayer game called "War of Tanks."
Greg Walters
7.27.17
travel

A Visit to Europe’s Last Dictatorship

Ex-Soviet Belarus only began accepting visa-free tourists this year. I had to explore one of the hardest-drinking, most WWII-nostalgic countries on Earth.
Dave Hazzan
7.25.17
Garage Magazine

Marilyn Minter: "Your Generation is Waking Up to How Fragile Democracy Is"

Was it censorship? The artist and activist on moving her "Resist" flag for Creative Time to a different flagpole.
Thessaly La Force
6.16.17
Motherboard Homepage

Turkey Has Blocked Wikipedia and Is Censoring Twitter

President Erdoğan's crackdown on voices of dissent is expanding to the internet.
Farid Farid
4.30.17
Film

I Went to Extraordinary Lengths to Sidestep Britain's Film Censors

I contacted 356 UK councils over six months to try to screen one film without a BBFC rating.
Charlie Lyne
4.24.17