Rolling Stone has issued an apology for its November story, "A rape on campus: A brutal assault and struggle for justice at UVA," saying that the magazine didn't do enough in verifying an unidentified student's account of sexual assault. Was Sabrina Rubin Erdely's reporting flawed? Why didn't she interview the accused? What did the fact-checking look like on that article? And, why did Rolling Stone quietly change its apology, removing the statement the magazine "misplaced" its trust in "Jackie?”
From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Katherine Reed: Views of the News.