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Jury chosen in defamation trial against Rolling Stone magazine

Jury chosen in defamation trial against Rolling Stone magazine

A jury has been seated in the defamation trial against Rolling Stone over its now discredited story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia.

The jury of eight women and two men was seated Monday. Only seven, to be specified later, will deliberate; three will be alternates.

Opening arguments begin Tuesday.

UVa administrator Nicole Eramo wants $7.85 million from the magazine for its portrayal of her in the 2014 story. She claims it portrayed her as the "chief villain."

It told the harrowing account of a woman identified only as Jackie, who claimed she was gang raped by seven men in a fraternity initiation. A police investigation found no evidence to...

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