journalism

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
3 days ago
Drugs

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

Joel Lewin worked at one of the world's most prestigious financial newspapers. But while he was writing about Tesco's shares he was also shoplifting there to feed a heroin addiction.
Joel Lewin
1.8.19
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
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
10.15.18
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
9.12.18
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
crime

My Time Reporting from the Most Dangerous City in the World

Spanish-born reporter Alberto Arce has a job known locally as "red journalism", after all the blood.
Amelia Abraham
2.28.18
Brexit

Will the 'Brexit Heartland' Safari Ever End?

Will Self is the latest journalist to go on a vox-pop tour of Brexit country.
Angus Harrison
1.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

FOX News Killed a Story About Trump's Alleged Affair with a Porn Star

The outlet reportedly readied an exposé on the alleged tryst, with on-the-record confirmation, about a month before Trump was elected.
Drew Schwartz
1.18.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

I Was Kidnapped, Imprisoned, and Tortured in Darfur

Veteran documentarian Phil Cox has visited Sudan several times since 2004 to shed light on atrocities and human rights abuses there. His last visit was very different.
VICE Staff
9.15.17
Weed

Weed Critics Describe What It's Like to Have the World's Best Job

And why the continued normalisation of the drug is the key to a job well done.
Luke Winkie
8.21.17
Angus Take House

The Worst Hot Take of the Week: the 'Muslim Problem' Vs 'Taylor Swift's Grope Trial'

Welcome to Angus Take House, a column which, yes, absolutely started life as a pun.
Angus Harrison
8.18.17
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