Report: Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story ‘A Journalistic Failure’

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NEW YORK, NY – There’s an old saying that a rolling stone gathers no moss. And, apparently, Rolling Stone magazine gathers no facts, or at least not enough for its story on an alleged frat house rape at the University of Virginia. An investigation by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism calls the Rolling Stone report “a journalistic failure that was avoidable.” “It was the collective fault of the reporter, the editor, the editor’s supervisor, and the fact-checking department,” said Steve Coll, dean of the school.

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