From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
Hey kids, Vice is nice, but it will cost you
The $100-million joint venture between the companies, Vice Media and Rogers Communications Inc., will, we are told, include a Toronto-based Vice Canada Studio and Vice TV Network to begin operations in 2015. “Essentially we are building a content-creation hub that will generate premium video for a cutting-edge media company that will program – simultaneously – the holy trinity of convergence; mobile, online and TV,” Shane Smith, Vice CEO and founder, said. Continue reading.