Publicity

Feature

How Ellen DeGeneres Became the Kardashian Family’s Go-to Press Stop

On the eve of the 16th season of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians,' a look at one of the family’s preferred platforms for propaganda.
Bobby Finger
3.29.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

We had two LA paparazzi hunt down top Trump officials in D.C.

Paparazzi, meet Education Secretary Betsy DeVos: "Betsy, why'd you cut the budget so crazy?"
Jesse Seidman
Shawna Thomas
8.31.18
Metalhead

Ghost Is The Most Try-Hard Satanic Rock Band On Earth

The Grammy-winning Swedish goth rockers' self-fed publicity machine feels corny as hell.
Christopher Krovatin
5.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Is Doing Stand-Up Again for Some Reason

The disgraced actor made a bizarre return to comedy Monday night in Philadelphia ahead of his April retrial.
Drew Schwartz
1.23.18
Op-Eds

The Unbearable Silence of Harry Styles

Over the past few years, pop's number one marketing tool has been one that says nothing at all.
Daisy Jones
11.2.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Burger King Franchise Dressed Up Like McDonald's for Halloween

Someone covered the restaurant in a sheet like a ghost and spray-painted some golden arches on it. Spooky!
Allison Schaller
10.26.16
Stuff

How to Manipulate the Media as a Political Outsider

We spoke to 'Shooting Hipsters' author Christiana Spens about rethinking dissent in the age of PR.
Kit Caless
4.19.16
Stuff

Why Britain Needs Its Cleavage-Flaunting 'Selfie Queen,' Karen Danczuk

Any woman who has ever sent a nude Snapchat at 3 AM can relate to Karen. Anybody who has ever tried, and failed, to use their breasts to get a free drink. Anyone who secretly wants to be a little bit famous.
Helen Nianias
7.14.15
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: The One and Only PPL MVR Are Freaky Gorillas Who Like Autotune

I don't really get why this band exists, but I am glad they do.
Charlie Ambler
5.14.15
Culture

This Is the Face of What's Wrong With Starbucks' #RaceTogether Campaign

A composite of all the coffee giant's head honchos reveals no surprises.
Steph Yin
3.18.15
tech

Who's Still Using Ello?

A look at the once-hyped social network that was supposed to beat Facebook.
VICE Staff
2.11.15
Stuff

PR Firms in Britain Are Spinning Stories for Foreign Dictatorships

Committed a human rights violation and need a positive spin? Try these guys.
Jack Gilbert
7.29.14