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Vice News Steps Up Hiring After Recent Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.01.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- Vice News announced several new hires on Wednesday as the company staffs up for a forthcoming nightly HBO show and continues reorganizing ...

Vice Media Lays Off Nearly 20 Staffers Amid Reshuffle

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.25.2016 | Media

Vice Media announced a reorganization Tuesday intended to consolidate its news divisions and bolster its video offerings. As a part of the shuffle, Vi...

Vice, A $2.5 Billion Media Company, Sends Cease-And-Desist Letter To Indie Band Struggling To Pay Rent

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.08.2016 | Media

Vice Media, a company valued at $2.5 billion whose CEO once spent $300,000 on dinner, wants ViceVersa, an unsigned Los Angeles indie band whose member...

Vice Wants To Be Known For More Than Covering War

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.05.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- The first story on the fourth season of HBO’s “Vice” is what CEO Shane Smith considers “classic Vice.” Correspondent Kaj Larsen,...

The Dos And Don't of Launching a Feminist Site: An Homage to 'Vice's Broadly

Katie Tandy | Posted 10.12.2015 | Media
Katie Tandy

I've been a VICE-loving broad since I was about 13 -- so at the just-ripe age of 32 you could call me a devotee. As a buck-toothed, flat-chested, polyester-golf-pant wearing teenager, I was all about embracing the Other.

Vice Went To Prison With Obama. Now It's Going Deep Into Inmate Issues.

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.22.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- "Is the criminal justice system in America racist?" Vice co-founder and CEO Shane Smith put that question to President Barack Obama after ...

Vice Media Votes To Unionize As Trend In Digital Media Continues

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.10.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Writers at Vice Media, the Brooklyn-based digital media company valued at $2.5 billion, have voted to unionize. Vice employees sent a lett...

HBO Partners With Vice For First-Ever Daily Newscast Of Its Kind

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.26.2015 | Media

HBO and Vice Media announced a new partnership on Thursday that will bring Vice news content to HBO subscribers in a number of different ways. The ...

Demonstrators Tried To Levitate Vice Media HQ Into The East River (Seriously)

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.04.2015 | Media

We can't make this stuff up. On Tuesday, members from the music collective Talibam! attempted to levitate Vice Media's Brooklyn headquarters into ...

Vice Magazine Names First Female Editor-In-Chief In 20-Year History

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.12.2015 | Media

Vice has named Ellis Jones as the new editor-in-chief of Vice Magazine, the media company announced in a press release Thursday. A former intern a...

FOIA Lawsuits Spike In 2014

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.23.2014 | Media

In 2014, 422 Freedom of Information Act lawsuits were filed against the federal government, more than any year "since at least 2001," the FOIA Project...

Is 8 Seconds Enough Time to Glimpse the Next Big Thing in Social Video?

Tom Grasty | Posted 01.31.2015 | Technology
Tom Grasty

I recently sat down with Jonathan Swerdlin and Jourdan Urbach, co-founders of Ocho, to learn more about why text-based communication is on the way out; how Ocho got Mark Cuban to buy in; and what the future of video looks 8 seconds.

Vice Hires Former Obama White House Official

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.17.2014 | Media

Vice Media has hired former Deputy Chief of Staff and assistant to the president Alyssa Mastromonaco as its new chief operating officer, the company a...

VICE Media To Launch $100 Million TV Channel And Studio

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.31.2014 | Media

Vice Media has partnered with Rogers Communications, one of the largest cable providers in Canada, for a CA$100 million (U.S. $89.4 million) deal to c...

Vice News To Expand Globally

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.17.2014 | Media

After securing a $500 million investment earlier this year which Vice Media said would help increase its content and widen its reach, the company has ...

Vice Media Finalizing Deal With A&E Networks

The Financial Times | Matthew Garrahan | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media

Vice Media is finalising the sale of a 10 per cent stake to A&E Networks, the cable television group jointly owned by Walt Disney and Hearst Corporati...

Time Warner Ends Big Negotiations With Vice

NY Times | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media

Time Warner has ended negotiations to buy a major stake in Vice Media, according to a person briefed on the discussions....

Michael Calderone

Vice News Makes Mark With Ukraine Dispatches | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.14.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- Vice News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky has reported extensively through Central Asia, the Middle East and the Caucasus region, but says...

The Terrible Twos

Francis Levy | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Francis Levy

Take a look at the picture of Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader on page 3 of Thursday's Times ("North Korea Appears to Restart Plutonium Reactor," NYT...

Big Bang's Pre-Grammy Forum: Industry Leaders Focus on the Future

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

A better conversation: Inspiration from abroad, harnessing new technologies for practical use, the blurring of media and brands, building a service for what the consumer wants, rather than trying to push them into your model.

Vice Media Embarks On Big Expansion | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 06.05.2011 | Media

[Vice] is about to grow larger still with the backing of some of the biggest names and deepest pockets in the media business. Vice is preparing to ...