Phi Kappa Psi was the victim of a malicious false accusation, and they’re giving their money to groups that support the moral panic that led to their mistreatment.
Rolling Stone’s false gang rape article and socially aware media’s acceptance of mythical storytelling represent the practice of ‘benign fabrication.’
Rolling Stone hopes claiming a ‘badge of shame’ will save them. Not likely.
A federal court jury found Rolling Stone liable for defaming a university administrator after the magazine published a false story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia.
The dismissed Rolling Stone lawsuit over the false University of Virginia campus rape article is not the win headlines suggest.
Rolling Stone Magazine is getting sued for $25 million by the fraternity that was implicated in a story about an alleged gang rape at the U-Va 2012.
An influential campus rape study has been debunked. Will the nest of totalitarian policies resting on it also be swept away?
The men of Phi Kappa Psi, whom Rolling Stone tarred as gang-rape perpetrators, have good grounds for suing that magazine for defamation.
I survived a gang rape. That’s why I think Rolling Stone’s retraction of its fabricated gang rape story is nowhere near enough.
Why should Brian Williams be taking so much heat for his untrue stories? Lying about, distorting and exaggerating the news is what our media do every day.
U.S. colleges foster and encourage lynch mobs and thought police in place of actual education. It’s time for serious reform.
The University of Virginia just released 104 pages worth of correspondence between it and Rolling Stone. Read all the e-mails here.
Sabrina Erdely was once called out by Stephen Glass for submitting what she said was an “obviously” made-up story for the University of Pennsylvania paper.
A new report from the U.S Department of Justice shows that college students are less likely to be victims of sexual assault than non-students.
A host of men possibly falsely accused of rape by Lena Dunham and Rolling Stone definitely have grounds for defamation lawsuits.
The way we discuss rape these days is deeply flawed and will inevitably lead to disasters like the Rolling Stone somewhat-retraction.
The UVA rape story is a disaster for everyone, brought to you by “narrative journalism” which doesn’t like the facts to get in the way of a good story.
Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s in trouble for making claims about a gang rape without corroborating. Some earlier stories have hard-to-verify claims as well.
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