Vice Challenges Traditional News Programs With New Show

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Shane Smith, founder and CEO of VICE, smiles during a 2014 interview in New York. (John Minchillo/AP)

Vice News Tonight” ditches the traditional evening newscast format for a program with no host.

This format is a new and interesting way that challenges the norm — but the show has challenges of its own in terms of producing noteworthy content.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans talks with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.


Eric Deggans, NPR TV critic. He tweets @Deggans.

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