A University of Virginia associate dean is seeking more than $7.5 million from Rolling Stone magazine in a defamation lawsuit stemming from a debunked account of an alleged gang rape on campus.
An associate dean of students at the University of Virginia says a discredited Rolling Stone article caused her professional and personal harm by portraying her as insensitive and unresponsive to an alleged victim of a gang rape.
A University of Virginia fraternity will not pursue an honor code violation against a student who told Rolling Stone for a story that has since been retracted that several brothers gang-raped her during a party, a spokesman said.
Rolling Stone magazine’s expose of what it called a culture of sex assaults at the University of Virginia was rife with bad journalistic practice, and “Jackie,” the student at the center of the story, is not to blame for the magazine’s failures, Columbia Journalism School Dean Steve Coll said Monday.
Rolling Stone Fired Senior Editor In 1996 Following Negative Review Of Hootie & The Blowfish Album, Report Says
Reports are now beginning to surface across social media of employees getting fired from Rolling Stone, where one senior editor reportedly getting let go following a negative review of a Hootie & The Blowfish album.
UVA Student: ‘This Is Probably Going To Discourage Other Sexual Assault Survivors From Coming Forward’
Rolling Stone is pledging to review its editorial practices but won’t fire anyone after a leading journalism school issued a blistering critique of how it reported and edited a discredited article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.
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.
With the account of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia debunked by police, advocates for sexual assault survivors are worried a movement that gained tremendous momentum in the past year could suffer a setback.
The fraternity at the center of a Rolling Stone article that chronicled a culture of sexual violence at the University of Virginia has been reinstated after city police could not confirm an allegation of rape occurred at that fraternity’s house.
The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday for unfairly tarnishing the school’s image with a piece of “drive-by journalism,” hurting innocent people and setting back sex assault prevention efforts.