A jury returns a verdict that Rolling Stone defamed a University of Virginia administrator with malice. Its tepid and self-serving response is infuriating.
Any time there was a cause in search of a narrative, Ben Trovato was there.
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.
The media’s tsunami of inaccuracy is generally tolerated, embraced and even celebrated so long as it serves the right political and cultural goals.
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