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James Murdoch reportedly bought a stake in Vice, as his new company begins to make media investments

James Murdoch's holding company Lupa Systems agreed to buy a minority share in Vice Media shortly after Vice acquired Refinery29, according to the FT.
Philippe von Borries (L) and Justin Stefano (R) cofounded Refinery29 in 2005.

Inside the Vice Media-Refinery29 deal and what it means for the future of digital media

Business Insider reported on the Refinery-Vice deal, the inside story behind Refinery's rise and ultimate sale and lessons of the acquisition.

Refinery29 bootstrapped for 8 years and raised $133 million — only to sell to Vice Media for mostly stock

Business Insider talked to numerous current and former employees and other people close to the company about its rise and disappointing exit.
VICE Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Shane Smith (L) and VICE CEO Nancy Dubuc attend VICE NewFronts 2019 at Jing Fong Restaurant on May 01, 2019 in New York City.

Refinery29 was urgently searching for a merger partner, and Vice Media just inked a deal to buy it

In the latest major media merger, Vice Media is buying Refinery29 to increasingly focus on a young, gender-inclusive audience.
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson.

Vice Media exits, AT&T’s Xandr pitch deck, how to make $150 million by fighting Facebook and Google

AT&T's Xandr is pitching its burgeoning ad business and insists it's not going to be a walled garden, contrary to some advertisers' concerns.

Vice’s new head of creative for APAC is Drag Race Thailand contestant Genie Gurnani

The self-described "Queen of Vice" was formerly from J. Walter Thompson.

3,000 people have lost their jobs so far this year in a media landslide

Layoffs and buyouts have rocked the media industry, claiming over 3,000 jobs in 2019. The latest were at MAD Magazine, Quartz, and Meredith.

HBO has canceled ‘Vice News Tonight,’ ending its 7-year relationship with Vice Media

HBO has canceled its daily news program, "Vice News Tonight," the last vestige of a seven-year relationship between the two companies.

Vice Media is cutting 10% of its staff, or 250 people, as revenue slows

The cuts come as the company's transitions from web sites to film and TV production and branded content.
Vice Media CEO Nancy Dubuc

Vice Media is cutting its staff by up to 15% amid missed revenue and a traffic slump

Vice's web traffic dipped to 27 million unique visitors in September, and 2018 revenue is expected to be flat.