Vice Media's credibility in tatters after kowtowing to Saudi censorship

I do agree that some of the people who work for vice do some great work. their right wing libertarian background seeps through often times, though.

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Yeah, exactly. They found some good, young hungry journalists who had an instinct for where to be and what to ask (the Unite the Right report was astonishingly excellent, imo). Other than that they are trash and always have been. The original magazine was one of the most caustic and hateful things I’d ever seen, despite being a pretty hilarious takedown of bullshit culture at the time.

Well put.

And Shane only looks good in the context of Gavin. He’s every bit a turd, but looks much better compared to his terrorist co-founder.

Edit for typos.

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Motherboard often has historically had some great reporting. Though a few of their top journalists have quit to form the 404 Project. I’m interested to see where that is going.

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There was a great parody of early Vice in a UK show called Nathan Barley.
A hipster magazine called Sugarape.

Edit. Video link added.

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Well, we certainly don’t want any pesky foreigners controlling US media.

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This whole arrangement is so frickin weird considering that S.A. has an actual government department whose stated mission is “the prevention of Vice.”

Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Saudi Arabia) - Wikipedia.

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They have no answer to my counter that they are the real prog rock. Inaccessible to all but the rich, but have lots of fans regardless.

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… the imaginary version of Vice on “The Good Place” was called Squalor — they covered “poverty, drug lords, gun running, weird-ass restaurants, skateboarding, and genocide”

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That episode nailed Vice perfectly.

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More evidence that Jack Black is a national treasure.

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I’m only sorry that this comment will not be lauded as it should be…

Well Done Applause GIF by MOODMAN

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Rupe has been an American citizen since 1985.

Be grateful he isn’t eligible to run for Prez.

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Every time something bad happens to anything Vice my dad is up in heaven high fiving everyone.

He never got over Vice taking over History Channel 2 and replacing it with hippie drug shows.

I remember when they switched, he called me up and said something was wrong with his tv.

That will teach them to mess with my dad’s WW2 documentaries.

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Wasn’t Shane Smith the founder of the Proud Boys? Vice has had not integrity for quite some time now, this isn’t all that surprising, is it?

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That was Gavin McInnes.

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I never found them to be particularly credible

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Yikes.
Even when I WAS a smoker, I was like “we shouldn’t be smoking inside restaurants and bars”.

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Yeah, they have their Ws. Sometimes it’s telling the public some important things, sometimes it’s ‘I could mattify hotter than that, hold my cosmo.’

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