VICE Is the Upcoming News Outlet for Youth

Posted on November 25, 2015 by


People all over the world, including Fleetwood Area High School Students, are relying on a new source for all things news related. VICE is an online media source based out of Brooklyn, New York, and Los Angeles, California.

Founded by Shane Smith in 1994, it is a magazine and website that tends to go where other media agencies will not. Through covering a lot of controversial material, such as the Westboro Baptist Church, Syria, and hidden acid factories, it has gained an active and large fanbase.

VICE covers an array of topics such as politics, sports, travel, food, and even technology.

In order to keep up-to-date on all these topics, VICE has specific channels that cover areas of interest specifically.

“Motherboard” is one of VICE’s channels that covers anything having to do with technology. The material can be anything from the newest iPhone hacks to discoveries of ancient species in abandoned caves.

Another channel of theirs covers anything having to do with food.  There are also recipes on how to correctly grill octopus.

The articles tend to have uncommon subject matter, which is sure to educate and inform readers.

VICE has an HBO show that covers current issues all over the world.

“They don’t censor anything, and they provide the whole truth. Unabridged,” senior Duncan Cahalan said.

Journalists for VICE tend to go above and beyond to get a story. They are willing to put themselves in harm’s way in order to get a good story.

“I like VICE because they’re real,” senior Dan Shomper said.

Along with the additional channels that VICE has pertaining to certain topics, they often make documentaries and post them on their Youtube Channel, called, “ VICE NEWS.”

If there is a controversial topic going on in the world, VICE is sure to be doing a piece on it.

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