journalism

Drugs

I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bathroom While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers

"Everything felt better and easier on heroin. I felt OK with myself, OK with other people, and OK with life."
Joel Lewin
1.8.19
journalism

2018 Was the Worst Year on Record for Violence against Journalists

“The hatred of journalists that is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians, religious leaders and businessmen has tragic consequences."
Tim Hume
12.18.18
journalism

This Is a Dark Day for Press Freedom

Our editorial response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling.
VICE Staff
11.30.18
Culture

Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as an other.
Noel Ransome
10.13.18
journalism

Men Are Dominating the Media's Narrative Around #MeToo

The Women's Media Center found that during a 15-month period, 53 percent of sexual assault story bylines came from men.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.10.18
My First Time

Working as a Sex Journalist Taught Me When to Say No

Writer and broadcaster Alix Fox thought that she had to be down for whatever to be good at her job—until she learned how to make her sexual boundaries clear.
Alix Fox
9.13.18
journalism

The Secrets You Learn Working at Celebrity Gossip Magazines

Some of which were gleaned from the various dates I had to go on with washed-up Z-listers.
Jessica Evans
9.13.18
latin america

Mexico Is The Deadliest Country For Journalists, But That’s Not Stopping These Students

Whether by drug cartels or corrupt politicians, journalists in Mexico are regularly threatened or killed for doing their job. Five students tell us why they’ve still chosen to study journalism and why they won’t stop fighting for freedom of the press.
Ollin Velasco
9.8.18
Photography

Instagram's Boundary-Pushing Documentary Photographers

We found six shooters who are making groundbreaking work in the genre.
Jon Feinstein
8.30.18
Press Freedom

Police Pay Up, Apologise to Journalist Nicky Hager for Raiding his Home

The investigative journalist says it sends a "vital message" about source protection
Zoe Madden-Smith
6.12.18
World Press Freedom Day

Canada's Press Freedom Threatened by Demands to Reveal Confidential Sources

A Supreme Court case involving VICE News reporter Ben Makuch highlights the lack of protection for correspondence between sources and journalists.
Chris Arsenault
5.3.18
NME

The 'NME' Wasn't a Monolith

It had a reputation for endless Gallagher covers and creating "landfill indie". But that's only half the story, as former NME rebels remember how they snuck Aaliyah, So Solid Crew and the Cheeky Girls into the magazine.
Sam Wolfson
3.8.18
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