journalism

Books

When the Conflict Zone You're Reporting on Is Home

We spoke to Zahra Hankir – editor of "Our Women on the Ground," a new collection of essays by Arab women reporters – about why no one else can report on the region like Arab women can.
Leila Ettachfini
8.9.19
Drugs

Dodgy Drug Charges Are Being Used to Silence Russia's Opposition

If you're a journalist or an activist in Russia, drugs can magically appear in your backpack.
Niko Vorobyov
6.25.19
journalism

Inside the Dangerous Life of a Female 'Fixer' in Iraq

"My mum, when she’s asking me when will I get married... I tell her, ‘Find me someone as strong as me and I will marry them, I promise.’”
Rebecca Gibian
3.12.19
Music

What Getting Taylor Swift "In Her Own Words" Really Means

As magazines reinvent the format of the celebrity profile, they spark questions about how much truth their audience is actually getting from today's biggest artists.
Kate Dries
3.1.19
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
2.13.19
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
Thanksgiving

What's with All the 'How to Take Your Turkey on a Plane' Articles?

Who is actually trying to take an entire turkey on a plane? And why?
Hannah Keyser
11.21.18
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
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