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Rolling Stone Apologizes, Retracts Discredited U.Va. Rape Story

Rolling Stone magazine retracted a widely discredited article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after a top journalism school issued a scathing report Sunday concluding it had failed to meet proper journalistic standards.


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Journalism School to Release Review of Rolling Stone Article

News organizations following up on Rolling Stone’s horrifying tale of a gang rape at the University of Virginia exposed serious flaws in the report and the Charlottesville Police Department said its four-month investigation found no evidence that the attack happened — or that the man who allegedly orchestrated it even exists.


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Journalism School will Release Report on Rape Story Sunday

Columbia Journalism School says that on Sunday, it will release its review of a discredited Rolling Stone magazine article that portrayed a graphic rape at a University of Virginia fraternity.


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Police Release Sketch of Suspect in Vacant Md. Rape

Police are seeking information into a reported rape and assault of a woman in a vacant Columbia apartment.


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Final Case Review Set for Ex-Ravens Cheerleader Accused of Rape

A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader faces a final case review in March on charges that she raped a teenage boy and provided other minors with alcohol.


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Friends Say They Pushed UVA ‘Jackie’ to Call Cops

Three friends of an alleged victim of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity told The Associated Press that a magazine article about the attack was wrong on a number of key points.


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Sen. McCaskill: Rolling Stone’s ‘Bad Journalism’ A ‘Setback’ For Rape Survivors

The Missouri Democrat fears the Rolling Stone’s “bad journalism” may prevent rape victims from coming forward in the future.


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Greek Group Says U.Va.’s Suspension Is Not The Answer

A national sorority advocacy group says the University of Virginia’s suspension of Greek activities isn’t the answer to resolving sexual assault and student safety issues.


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UVa Won’t Reinstate Fraternity Activities

The University of Virginia says it’s creating a group to explore its policies and campus culture after a Rolling Stone article on an alleged gang rape prompted an “intense, ongoing period of introspection.”


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Advocates Fear Impact of Rolling Stone Apology

Advocates for sexual-assault victims say Rolling Stone’s backpedaling from an explosive account of a gang rape at the University of Virginia doesn’t change the fact that rape is a problem on college campuses and must be confronted — even as some expressed concern that the magazine’s apology could discourage victims from coming forward.