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Sunday, August 20, 2017
University of Virginia
Statues

‘Unite The Right’ Rally Had Nothing To Do With Statues

Old South or not, Charlottesville is also a liberal college town that voted to remove an equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee from its courthouse square and relocate it to a park on its outskirts. Like many of the thousand or so Confederate monuments across the South, it was erected long after the Civil War, in 1924—hence more an expression of white supremacy than Virginian ancestor worship, precisely as Stormfront wants to use it today.

August 16, 2017
Charlottesville

Following Lethal Charlottesville Confrontation, Trump Condemns Violence ‘On Many Sides’

Chanting “blood and soil,” “white lives matter” and “you will not replace us,” scores of white nationalists holding torches marched across the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Friday night.

August 12, 2017

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart vs. ‘Rolling Stone’

Jon Stewart slammed “Rolling Stone” magazine for the fact that nobody is getting fired over their discredited story.

April 9, 2015

Student At Center Of Rolling Stone Story Is Not To Blame, Investigation Authors Say

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.

April 7, 2015
University of Virginia lawn

True Believers Make Lousy Reporters

Gene Lyons explains how sloppy investigations damage progressive causes.

December 17, 2014

No Defense For ‘Rolling Stone’ Mistakes

The magazine’s errors should shock every journalist in America.

December 10, 2014

‘Rolling Stone’ Casts Doubt On University Of Virginia Gang Rape Story

More problems are arising with the blockbuster story.

December 5, 2014