Press Freedom

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
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
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
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
guide

Why Spy on Reporters When You Can Spy on CEOs?

A step-by-step guide to boost your bank account using Bill C-51.
Frederick Ghahramani
11.18.16
News

How a Tragic Child Murder Case Became a Fight About Press Freedom

NYPD detectives called a toddler found in a cooler in 1991 "Baby Hope." To convict her cousin for the murder, they want a 'New York Times' reporter to testify about their jailhouse interview.
Natasha Vargas-Cooper
10.3.16
News

Journalists Are Banned from Stephen Harper's Events and It’s Stupid Nonsense

With just weeks to go before a federal election, pessimism about the government's draconian anti-media policies is at an all-time high.
Justin Ling
7.6.15
VICE News

Myanmar Backtracks on Rohingya Voting Rights

Myanmar is backtracking on minority voting rights, watchdogs are growing concerned about press freedom in Bulgaria, Taliban militants have been arrested in connection to the Peshawar school massacre, and more.
VICE Staff
2.14.15
News

Is President Obama About to Send a 'New York Times' Reporter to Jail?

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.
CJ Ciaramella
8.15.14
News

What It's Like to Work for the Turkish Government's Propaganda Machine

A job at Turkey's official press agency means being a government spin doctor.
Kate O’Sullivan and Laura Benitez
4.8.14