Rolling Stone to remove controversial UVA ‘Rape on Campus’ story: report

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Rolling Stone will reportedly apologize for and remove on Sunday night its controversial article about gang rape on the University of Virginia campus. Published late last year, the story brought nationwide attention to issues of sexual assault at universities but was later widely discredited.

CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter said in an episode of Reliable Sources that the magazine was preparing to remove “A Rape on Campus,” and replace it on Sunday night with an investigative report into the story by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism

Columbia concluded in its review that there was a “systemic failure” at Rolling Stone, according to Stelter. Read more…

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