Fortress Investment Group to acquire bankrupt Vice Media Group

The following excerpt was reported by The New York Times’ Lauren Hirsch and Benjamin Mullin: A group of buyers including Fortress Investment Group is set to take over the bankrupt Vice Media company after bidding $350 million to acquire it out of bankruptcy, according to three people familiar with the matter. Multiple bidders put in […]

Vice Media CEO Nancy Dubuc steps down

The following excerpt was sent out from Nancy Dubuc has stepped down as CEO at Vice Media Group, following a five-year tenure. Vice, which is currently looking for a buyer, joined the youth-skewing company in 2018 following a two decade-long stint at A+E Networks, where she rose to become CEO. Her arrival at Vice […]

Vice Motherboard reporter Jackson departs

Gita Jackson, a reporter at Vice Motherboard, is leaving the news organization. She has been at Motherboard since January 2020 and has been covering internet culture, labor in comics and video games, fandom, and “content.” She previously worked at Kotaku and Paste Magazine, and has been published by GQ and MTV News. Gita grew up playing games […]

Franceshi-Bicchierai departs Vice’s Motherboard

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai, a senior staff writer at Vice Motherboard, where he covers hacking, cybersecurity, and privacy, is leaving the news organization. He had been with Vice Motherboard for more than seven years. Franceschi-Bicchierai was previously a reporter at Mashable, where he covers cybersecurity, tech policy, privacy and surveillance, hackers, drones, and, more in general, the […]

Motherboard labor reporter Gurley departs

Lauren Kaori Gurley, a senior staff writer at Motherboard covering labor issues, is leaving the Vice site for a new opportunity. Motherboard is an online magazine and website focused on technology. Gurley focused on the “ballooning labor movement” in the tech sector. She previously worked at The New Republic as a reporter. Prior to her time […]

Vice hires Bing to oversee communications strategy

The following excerpt from Variety reads: Jonathan Bing has left his post as director of communications at Netflix to take the role of chief communications officer at Vice Media Group, Variety has confirmed. Based out of Los Angeles, Bing will lead Vice Media’s communications strategy across its portfolio of brands, including Vice News, Vice TV, Vice Studios and Refinery 29. He […]