Press Freedom

Press Freedom

Journalist's Battle With San Francisco Cops Is Getting "Real Fucking Messy"

The police chief is accusing Bryan Carmody of conspiracy — without much explanation.
David Uberti
5.23.19
Press Freedom

Here's What You Need to Know About the Two Journalists Myanmar Just Released From Prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were locked up 511 days for reporting on state violence against Rohingya Muslims.
David Gilbert
5.7.19
prison

I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses

I've been collecting first-hand accounts from one of Canada’s most violent, dilapidated, and overcrowded northern jails for four years.
Thomas Rohner
2.12.19
Press Freedom

VICE launches new legal battle to protect journalist's materials

The company argues an RCMP order for Ben Makuch's communications with a dead ISIS fighter is "unenforceable."
Rachel Browne
1.9.19
Press Freedom

More journalists are being thrown in jail around the world for "fake news"

A new CPJ report blames Trump for the big spike in the past 2 years
Tim Hume
12.13.18
journalism

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
Press Freedom

Supreme Court of Canada will rule on VICE press freedom case on Friday

The extent to which Canadian law enforcement can access a journalist’s work is at the heart of the case of national security reporter Ben Makuch.
Rachel Browne
11.26.18
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
Press Freedom

VICE press freedoms case now in the hands of the Supreme Court

Media groups back up reporter Ben Makuch, who has been ordered by Canadian police to hand over communications he had with a suspected terrorist
Tamara Khandaker
5.23.18
Press Freedom

VICE's legal battle with RCMP hits the Supreme Court

The case of national security reporter Ben Makuch could result in a landmark decision for press freedoms in Canada
Tamara Khandaker
5.23.18
journalism

Canadian press freedom advocates raise alarms over these two cases of “police overreach”

Journalists from Newfoundland and Quebec face court action after reporting on controversial stories.
Tamara Khandaker
3.23.18
Press Freedom

Supreme Court of Canada to hear VICE press freedoms case

VICE reporter Ben Makuch is challenging the RCMP's demands to hand over materials on an accused ISIS militant he interviewed
Rachel Browne
11.30.17
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