journalism

Hacking

US Government Admits It Doesn’t Know If Assange Cracked Password For Manning

An FBI agent admitted in a newly unsealed court document that the Department of Justice does not know whether Assange’s offer to help Manning came to fruition.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.15.19
WikiLeaks

Julian Assange’s Charges Are Centered on Hacking, Not Publishing Classified Information

For years, it has been publicly reported that Julian Assange offered to help Chelsea Manning break into a classified computer system. Now the Department of Justice has charged Assange for that.
Joseph Cox
4.11.19
journalism

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

"My mom, 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
Hip-Hop

Megan Thee Stallion and the Persistence of Music Journalism's Misogyny

A recently resurfaced interview with Megan Thee Stallion by music industry figure DJ Smallz focuses on her childhood bodily development instead of her career as an up-and-coming rapper.
Shamira Ibrahim
3.5.19
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
2.28.19
journalism

The Death Of Local News Is Making Us Dumber And More Divided

There’s a steep price to pay for mindless media consolidation and the elimination of quality, local reporting, according to a new study.
Karl Bode
2.21.19
prison

I Got Banned from Visiting These Canadian Prisons After Reporting Alleged Abuses

When a journalist’s freedoms are infringed, the primary victims are those whose voices are silenced.
Thomas Rohner
2.12.19
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
Hacks And Leaks

Before Germany’s Massive Hack, We Learned What Not to Do With Sensitive Stolen Information

A new massive hack and leak in Germany renews the debate over how to cover and share sensitive stolen data.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.4.19
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
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
Work

I'm Not Hiring You Because You Don't Really Want the Job

Eagerness to get hired isn’t the same thing as enthusiasm for doing the work.
Anita Hamilton
10.23.18
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