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Vice Raises $135M in Funding From James Murdoch Firm, Existing Investors

Vice Media’s dreams of going public appear to be on hold for the time being, with the company choosing instead to raise $135 million from some of its existing investors, including James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems, TPG and TCV, as well as Sixth Street and Antenna Group. The cash infusion will be used “to fund its […]

Vice Media’s Shane Smith Sells Santa Monica Estate for Nearly $49M

The executive chairman and co-founder of Vice Media Group paid $23 million for the approximately 14,000-square-foot, 13-bedroom mansion in 2015.

Can New Vice CEO Nancy Dubuc Take It From “Puberty Into Adulthood”?

As the A+E chief steps in to succeed Shane Smith at the millennial male-focused company, she will need to help turn around the Viceland network, decide whether to go public and improve a corporate culture wracked by #MeToo turmoil.

Nancy Dubuc Named Vice CEO, Shane Smith Transitions to Executive Chairman

The news comes a day after Dubuc made official her plans to leave a longtime role at A+E Networks.

Vice Media Cuts Jobs After Canada TV Deal Ends

In all, 23 employees, or around 10 percent of the workforce, were laid off as the youth media brand's Viceland channel is set to go off the air in Canada.

Viceland to Go Off the Air on Canada’s Rogers Communications

The Canadianized TV channel from New York City-based Vice Media has been bleeding revenue and subscribers.

Vice Media Fires Three Employees for Inappropriate Conduct

The company did not name the employees or say what they did.

Vice Touts James Van Der Beek Series, Brings Boxing Match to NewFronts

At the end of the presentation, Vice treated attendees to a boxing match between an executive and celebrity chef Eddie Huang.

Vice Media Strikes Slew of International Mobile Deals, Will Launch SVOD Service in Japan

They include direct-to-consumer, original production, licensing and Viceland programming agreements, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

Berlin: Viceland Orders ‘Fubar’ TV Adaptation

The series about beer-addled headbangers reteams director Michael Dowse and stars David Lawrence and Paul Spence.

Former Vice Canada Editor Allegedly Recruited Reporters as Drug Smugglers (Report)

The youth-skewing media group, which is led by CEO Shane Smith, fired the ex-employee after an internal investigation.

‘Vice Special Report: A House Divided’: TV Review

Shane Smith's news special for HBO on the demise of consensus in the Obama administration, 'A House Divided,' could be of service to Donald Trump.