Jury Will Decide If Rolling Stone Acted With 'Reckless Disregard' in Publishing Discredited UVA Story

A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone filed by Nicole Eramo, University of Virginia’s Associate Dean of Students, is set for trial next month. A judge has ruled that the jury will have to decide whether the magazine acted with a “reckless disregard for the truth” in publishing Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s now-debunked…

'Jackie' From Retracted UVA Story Must Testify in Lawsuit Against Rolling Stone, Judge Rules 

“Jackie,” the UVA student at the center of the discredited, retracted campus rape story from Rolling Stone, must testify in a defamation lawsuit against the magazine, a judge has ruled. Jackie’s attorneys had argued that the woman would be “re-traumatized” if she were compelled to be deposed in the suit.


Dang: Could the Idea of Rape on College Campuses Mostly Be... a Myth?

Jackie lied and Rolling Stone fucked up so tremendously, and those stats about how many women “get raped” “in their lifetime” seem crazy, anyway—so shocking that, like the UVA lede, there’s something suspicious about the whole matter. No decent parent would even send their daughter to college if “rape culture” was…