Vice (magazine)

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Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on lifestyle, arts, culture, and news/politics.wikipedia
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Founded in 1994 in Montreal as an alternative punk magazine, the founders later launched the youth media company Vice Media, which consists of divisions including the magazine as well as a website, broadcast news unit, a film production company, a record label, and a publishing imprint.
Originating from the Montreal-based Vice magazine co-founded by Suroosh Alvi, Shane Smith, and Gavin McInnes (who left the company in 2008), Vice expanded primarily into youth and young adult–focused digital media, including online content verticals and related web series, the news division Vice News, a film production studio, and a record label among other properties.

Gavin McInnes

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Founded by Suroosh Alvi, Gavin McInnes and Shane Smith, the magazine was launched in 1994 as the Voice of Montreal with government funding.
He is the co-founder of Vice Media and Vice magazine, and host of Get Off My Lawn, formerly on Conservative Review Television.

Suroosh Alvi

Founded by Suroosh Alvi, Gavin McInnes and Shane Smith, the magazine was launched in 1994 as the Voice of Montreal with government funding.
Suroosh Alvi launched VICE with Shane Smith and Gavin McInnes in Montreal in 1994.

Shane Smith (journalist)

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Founded by Suroosh Alvi, Gavin McInnes and Shane Smith, the magazine was launched in 1994 as the Voice of Montreal with government funding.
Smith, along with co-founders Suroosh Alvi and Gavin McInnes (who left VICE in 2008), acquired the youth magazine Voice of Montreal in 1994 and changed its name to Vice.

Balls Deep (TV series)

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The magazine's editors have championed the immersionist school of journalism, which has been passed to other properties of Vice Media such as the documentary television show Balls Deep on the Viceland Channel.
Balls Deep is a documentary series airing on Viceland that follows host Thomas Morton, a journalist and contributing editor for Vice magazine.

Immersion journalism

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The magazine's editors have championed the immersionist school of journalism, which has been passed to other properties of Vice Media such as the documentary television show Balls Deep on the Viceland Channel.
VICE Films champions an immersionist style of reporting, and Vice Magazine published several issues on the topic.

VBS.tv

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In 2007, it started VBS.tv as a domain, which prioritized videos over print, and had a number of shows for free such as The Vice Guide to Travel.
VBS.tv was an online television network owned by Vice Media, and later absorbed into VICE.com.

The Vice Guide to Travel

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In 2007, it started VBS.tv as a domain, which prioritized videos over print, and had a number of shows for free such as The Vice Guide to Travel.
The Vice Guide to Travel is a travel show-style documentary show released in 2006 by Vice Media, as part of the VBS.tv online television division of Vice.

The Sacrament (2013 film)

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Guy Lodge of Variety gave a mostly-positive review, commenting that making the cameraman of the found footage feature an employee of Vice magazine helped "[provide] an alibi for Eric Robbins' fluid, generously-lit lensing; most films in the found-footage genre have no reason to look this good."

John McAfee

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Also in 2013, Vice again courted controversy when the then-editor of the magazine joined millionaire software mogul John McAfee as he evaded authorities to avoid being questioned about a murder case.
The magazine Vice accidentally gave away McAfee's location at a Guatemalan resort in early December 2012, when a photo taken by one of its journalists accompanying McAfee was posted with the EXIF geolocation metadata still attached.

Canada

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Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on lifestyle, arts, culture, and news/politics.

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Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on lifestyle, arts, culture, and news/politics.

Montreal

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Founded in 1994 in Montreal as an alternative punk magazine, the founders later launched the youth media company Vice Media, which consists of divisions including the magazine as well as a website, broadcast news unit, a film production company, a record label, and a publishing imprint.

Imprint (trade name)

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Founded in 1994 in Montreal as an alternative punk magazine, the founders later launched the youth media company Vice Media, which consists of divisions including the magazine as well as a website, broadcast news unit, a film production company, a record label, and a publishing imprint.

Political correctness

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Following the relocation, the magazine quickly developed a reputation for provocative and politically incorrect content.

Dot-com bubble

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However, due to the end of the dot-com bubble, the three founders eventually regained ownership of the Vice brand, followed by closure of the stores.

Andy Capper

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The British edition of Vice was launched in 2002 and Andy Capper was its first editor.

Bukkake

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Capper explained in an interview shortly after the UK debut that the publication's remit was to cover "the things we're meant to be ashamed of", and articles were published on topics such as bukkake and bodily functions.

The New York Times

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Alvi explained to The New York Times in November 2007: "The world is much bigger than the Lower East Side and the East Village."

Forbes

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At the commencement of 2012, an article in Forbes magazine referred to the Vice company as "Vice Media", but the precise time when this title development occurred is not public knowledge.

I-D

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Vice acquired the fashion magazine i-D in December 2012 and, by February 2013, Vice produced 24 global editions of the magazine, with a global circulation of 1,147,000 (100,000 in the UK).

Popular culture

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Both Vices online and magazine content has shifted from dealing mostly with independent arts and pop cultural matters to covering more serious news topics.

Viceland

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The magazine's editors have championed the immersionist school of journalism, which has been passed to other properties of Vice Media such as the documentary television show Balls Deep on the Viceland Channel.

Iraqis

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Entire issues of the magazine have also been dedicated to the concerns of Iraqi people, Native Americans, Russian people, people with mental disorders, and people with mental disabilities.

Indigenous peoples of the Americas

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Entire issues of the magazine have also been dedicated to the concerns of Iraqi people, Native Americans, Russian people, people with mental disorders, and people with mental disabilities.