When Rolling Stone retracted the UVA story, they asked Columbia Journalism Review to conduct an independent investigation on what had gone wrong. The answer: Pretty much everything.
The magazine and its editors made themselves willing, if not downright eager, parties to a hoax — and not a terribly sophisticated hoax at that.
The Columbia team reiterated Monday that it found deep flaws in the reporting and editing of the woman’s narrative of her allegedly being gang raped at a University of Virginia fraternity.
President Obama announced yesterday that the United States would release 30 million barrels from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. The move is intended to lower gas prices, which have risen sharply as a result of the Libyan civil war and become an obvious source of economic pain for Americans and political pain for the Administration. The […]