Christchurch

In Moderation

36 Days After Christchurch, Terrorist Attack Videos Are Still on Facebook

The videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw Christchurch attack footage, and variations continue to thwart Facebook's moderators and technology.
Joseph Cox
4.19.19
In Moderation

Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It

It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Joseph Cox
4.17.19
Hate Island

Understanding the Alt-Right's Growing Fascination with 'Eco-Fascism'

In his 74-page so-called manifesto, the Christchurch shooter described himself as an 'eco-fascist.' What is that?
Tom Bennett
4.10.19
Culture

We Talked to Stand-Up Comic Dave Merheje About Arab Representation on TV

The Juno-winning comedian told us about his role on the upcoming Hulu original 'Ramy.'
Samar Warsi
3.22.19
News

Jordan Peterson’s Book Pulled from New Zealand Shelves Following Mosque Shootings

An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Tracking the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
content moderation

Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’

Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Joseph Cox
3.19.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand's Gun Laws Are Already Changing After the Christchurch Attacks

"To make our community safer, the time to act is now."
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.18.19
tech

Documents Show How Facebook Moderates Terrorism on Livestreams

On Friday, at least 49 people were killed in terror attacks in New Zealand. Documents, sources, and interviews with senior Facebook employees show how difficult it is for social media companies to moderate live footage.
Joseph Cox
3.15.19
Noisey News

Lorde’s Cover Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire” Is Pretty Special

Watch Lorde perform a rendition of the Springsteen classic.
Noisey Staff
11.9.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump renews promise to deport millions of immigrants, Michigan cop suspended for driving truck with confederate flag to Trump protest, Leon Russell dies at age 74, and more.
VICE Staff
11.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​People Are Pissed That a Taxidermist Made a Dead Cat into a Handbag and Sold It

It's not Gucci.
Jake Kivanc
9.22.16
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