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Home » News » Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report

Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report

This doesn’t happen everyday, but Rolling Stone decided to come forward and acknowledge serious failures in reporting, for its story ‘A Rape on Campus’:

A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Last November, we published a story, ‘A Rape on Campus’ [RS 1223], that centered around a University of Virginia student’s horrifying account of her alleged gang rape at a campus fraternity house. Within days, commentators started to question the veracity of our narrative. Then, when The Washington Post uncovered details suggesting that the assault could not have taken place the way we described it, the truth of the story became a subject of national controversy.

As we asked ourselves how we could have gotten the story wrong, we decided the only responsible and credible thing to do was to ask someone from outside the magazine to investigate any lapses in reporting, editing and fact-checking behind the story. We reached out to Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter himself, who accepted our offer.

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