VICE Magazine is not Bulls**t: It is Much Worse

Side2By Tom Quiggin – VICE Magazine published an article on 23 August 2016 claiming that our recent research project on extremism in Canada is “Mostly Bullshit.”  The entire article by VICE is below for ease of reference.

The reality is that the VICE Magazine article itself is not Bulls**t. It is much worse than that. Any farmer or politician can tell you that Bulls**t has some uses. The VICE Magazine article is lazy journalism passing itself off as “hip” or “edgy.”  This kind of narrative journalism in a post-modern and post-fact era seems to be an acceptable standard.

Here are a few facts and ideas.