ben makuch

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
Press freedoms

Supreme Court rules against VICE in press freedom battle against the RCMP

The Supreme Court has upheld an RCMP order compelling VICE and reporter Ben Makuch to hand over source materials.
Rachel Browne
11.30.18
VICELAND

Is the Mexican Government Spying on Journalists?

On the season finale of 'CYBERWAR,' Ben Makuch investigates why government spyware is cropping up on Mexican reporters' smartphones.
VICE Staff
11.21.17
VICELAND

This Medical Marijuana User Was Kicked Off an Organ Transplant List

Tune in to VICELAND Tuesday for the season finale of 'WEEDIQUETTE,' along with a new episode of 'CYBERWAR.'
VICE Staff
11.14.17
VICELAND

Inside Colombia's Massive Underground Weed Market

Tune into VICELAND Tuesday for the latest from 'WEEDIQUETTE,' along with a new episode of 'CYBERWAR.'
VICE Staff
11.7.17
VICELAND

How Denver's Wealth Gap Changed After Marijuana Legalization

Tune into the latest from 'WEEDIQUETTE' on VICELAND Tuesday, and stick around for a new episode of 'CYBERWAR.'
VICE Staff
10.24.17
Motherboard Homepage

This Is How the Free Press Dies

Former Motherboard editor Ben Makuch has been pursued by the Canadian government since 2014 for doing his job.
Jason Koebler
5.3.17
Op-Ed

This Is How the Free Press Dies

Former Motherboard editor Ben Makuch has been pursued by the Canadian government since 2014 for doing his job.
Jason Koebler
Derek Mead
5.3.17
Vice Blog

The Cyberattacks That Changed the Future of Warfare

On the season two premiere of 'CYBERWAR,' VICE reporter Ben Makuch investigates the most significant cyberattacks of our time.
VICE Staff
10.25.16
The Sick Day Issue

Sitting Down with a Post-9/11 Whistleblower

Before Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, or Edward Snowden, there was Thomas Drake.
Ben Makuch
9.16.16
war and conflict

Ukraine's brutal war is still raging on after a failed ceasefire

VICE News traveled to Avdiivka, the hottest point of contact in the conflict, where Ukrainian military and civilians have both lost faith in the so-called ceasefire and remain trapped in a brutal war.
VICE News
7.14.16
Stuff

What I Learned About Guns, Government, and Immigration from the Michigan Militia

What motivates a bunch of white guys to go into the woods and practice military drills?
Ben Makuch
5.26.16
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