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University of Virginia dean sues Rolling Stone over botched rape story
University of Virginia dean sues Rolling Stone over botched rape story

A University of Virginia official, vowing to hold Rolling Stone accountable for one of the most prominent journalism scandals in recent memory, Tuesday sued the magazine and one of its writers for defamation stemming from a now-discredited story about an alleged campus rape. Rolling Stone's November 2014 article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, "A Rape On Campus: A Brutal Assault and a Struggle for Justice at UVA" -- which was retracted and taken off the magazine's website in April -- portrayed a lackadaisical response to the alleged incident by the university, particularly by associate dean of students Nicole Eramo. "The Rolling Stone article...

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