Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report — A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Last November, we published a story, ‘A Rape on Campus’ [RS 1223], that centered around a University of Virginia student's horrifying account of her alleged gang rape at a campus fraternity house.
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Elizabeth Spayd / Columbia Journalism Review: Q&A with Columbia University's Steve Coll and Sheila Coronel on Rolling Stone report: “This was a systematic and collective failure”
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter: The journalism community reacts to the review of ‘A Rape On Campus’
Bill Grueskin / Columbia Journalism Review: More is not always better
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times: In Report on Rolling Stone, a Case Study in Failed Journalism
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter: 4 questions to keep in mind while reading Columbia University's review
Matt Wilstein / Mediaite: Columbia Journalism School Releases Damning Report on Rolling Stone's Campus Rape Story
Peter Jacobs / Business Insider: ROLLING STONE: ‘We would like to apologize to our readers and to all of those who were damaged by our story’
Emily Bell / @emilybell: odd quote from Bill Keller who suggests the Internet-pace of reporting in part to blame though this was a monthly mag http://www.nytimes.com/...
Tom Gara / @tomgara: Does Rolling Stone get *some* credit for putting itself up to such intense scrutiny? Seems like the most honorable & professional response.
Jessica Luther / @scatx: So, RS fired nobody and isn't planning on changing their editorial process.
Craig Silverman / @craigsilverman: Rolling Stone handed this off to Columbia Journ. School and gave it no more thought. It's accountability laundering. Mag has done nothing.
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller: Rolling Stone Officially Retracts Its Report On UVA Rape Hoax, Reporter Apologizes
Clara Jeffery / @clarajeffery: Problem #3: Everything about this paragraph. pic.twitter.com/5ocrlC9MVh
Clara Jeffery / @clarajeffery: Problem #1: Deciding to publish based on ship deadline, not readiness. pic.twitter.com/HWVwnVVYzI
Eric Boehlert / @ericboehlert: pls stop saying there's “no accountability” at RS; they just published a scathing, 10K-word independent review; http://www.rollingstone.com/ ...
Irin Carmon / @irin: This seems like one of the clearest failure of leadership at the magazine, per the report: pic.twitter.com/7rJMWKuXHs
Al Tompkins / @atompkins: A stunning statement-Rolling Stone's editors see NO NEED for major changes in process: pic.twitter.com/skUJ4BDEdi
Sydney Smith / Imedia Ethics: Rolling Stone UVA Rape Report out ‘A Story of Journalistic Failure,’ Columbia J School says
@poynter: “Here we go.” http://www.poynter.org/... Journalists react to and find lessons in Rolling Stone's failures pic.twitter.com/Bg6js2OLdY
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: #1. @RollingStone's failures were sweeping — they “encompassed reporting, editing... supervision and fact-checking” http://cnn.it/1bZVoEv
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: #2. This could have been avoided if the writer, @SabrinaRErdely, had called more sources. All she had to do was call. http://cnn.it/1bZVoEv
Margarita. Noriega / @margarita: Distrust, an overreliance on a single source, institutional checks ignored: how a story turned bad at @RollingStone http://www.rollingstone.com/ ...
Kieran Corcoran For / Daily Mail: Independent review slams ‘basic, routine’ …
Al Tompkins / @atompkins: A key passage-just being sensitive to a “victim” is not an excuse: pic.twitter.com/uAzJB70mCD
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: CNN exclusive: @SGanim just spoke with 1 of the students who @SabrinaRErdely never reached... http://cnn.it/1bZVoEv pic.twitter.com/k7yI1Lfvve
Dan Zak / @mrdanzak: But like this report could've been one sentence long. http://www.rollingstone.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: #3. Report implies Jackie was deceptive. She's not commenting. Lawyer: “it's in her best interest to remain silent” http://cnn.it/1bZVoEv
Michael Calderone / @mlcalderone: Jackie's account would've quickly unraveled before publication if @SabrinaRErdely gave it any serious scrutiny: http://huff.to/1Iic5s5
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable: Rolling Stone retracts controversial UVA ‘Rape on Campus’ story
Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
Rolling Stone retracts UVA rape article following investigation that found the magazine failed to verify basic details; writer Sabrina Erdely apologizes — Rolling Stone Retracts Article on Rape at University of Virginia — Rolling Stone magazine retracted its article about a brutal gang rape …
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Jordan Chariton / The Wrap: Rolling Stone's Erroneous Campus Rape Story Ripped in Scathing Independent Review
Dylan Stableford / Latest News & Headlines: Rolling Stone retracts explosive UVA rape story
Evan McMurry / Mediaite: Rolling Stone and Sabrina Erdely to Apologize for and Take Down Discredited Rape Article
Hadas Gold / Politico: Rolling Stone retracts UVA ‘Rape on Campus’ article
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Rolling Stone's UVA Rape Story Was A ‘Journalistic Failure’ That Could've Been Avoided, Columbia Finds
Andrew M. Seaman / @andrewmseaman: No, Mr. Wenner, blame does not sit at “Jackie's” doorstep. She didn't force Rolling Stone to publish the story. http://www.nytimes.com/...
Mark Di Stefano / @markdistef: How everyone kept their jobs after the UVA-Rolling Stone is beyond baffling http://www.nytimes.com/... via @Colvinius
Catherine Garcia / The Week: After release of scathing report, Rolling Stone retracts article on rape at UVA
@katierosman: Imagine what a fireable offense there might be. RT @passantino: Not shocked at all. http://www.nytimes.com/... http://twitter.com/...
@jamesestrin: I am stunned that no one will lose their job and Erdely will continue to write for Rolling Stone after report http://www.nytimes.com/...
Michael Calderone / @mlcalderone: Jann Wenner's fired editors for much, much less: http://bit.ly/1FvmUDm http://bit.ly/1Fvne5e http://bit.ly/1D9rGqB http://bit.ly/1GfCIx3
Farhad Manjoo / @fmanjoo: There's irony in a publication assailing universities for systemic failure claiming its own failure is an unrepresentative one-off.
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: This to me is unbelievable. http://www.nytimes.com/... pic.twitter.com/88OfZIvnmd
Greg Mitchell / @gregmitch: Biggest shock, after devastating report and retraction—Jann Wenner says Erdely will continue to write for magazine! http://www.nytimes.com/...
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story: Rolling Stone retracts University of Virginia rape story after damning independent review
@mikeisaac: We want to believe. v good @jonathanmahler on UVA Rolling Stone story pic.twitter.com/UW23n9JXgC
Ravi Somaiya / @ravisomaiya: Here's the full statement from Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the author of the Rolling Stone story, on the Columbia report: pic.twitter.com/EvsZcJeYnY
David Folkenflik / NPR: Report On Retracted ‘Rolling Stone’ Rape Story Cites ‘Systematic Failing’
James Ball / @jamesrbuk: The report on that Rolling Stone article seems to suggest its editors agree it was a systemic failure but don't want to change any systems.
Liam Stack / @liamstack: Columbia Panel: @RollingStone failed at “basic, even routine journalistic practice” regarding UVA rape story http://nyti.ms/1NUDG2U
Tom McCarthy / Guardian: Author of Rolling Stone UVA rape story to break silence with apology - report
Keith J. Kelly / New York Post: Rolling Stone to reveal report on redacted U. Va. story
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Sources: Rolling Stone publisher won't dismiss or suspend anyone involved in faulty rape story — Public accounting near for Rolling Stone — Columbia University will publish the results Sunday of an extraordinary three-month review of Rolling Stone magazine's editorial processes.
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Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: No Firings at Rolling Stone for Botched UVA Rape Story
Peter Jacobs / Business Insider: This was Rolling Stone's biggest mistake in their now-retracted UVA story
Matt Pearce / @mattdpearce: Rolling Stone spokeswoman confirms editors involved with the story aren't getting fired. Erdely will continue to write for the magazine.
Richard Tofel / @dicktofel: Hope it's not true that @RollingStone is going to take down its UVA rape story. Publishers should never seek a “right to be forgotten”
Andrew Kaczynski / @buzzfeedandrew: http://www.nytimes.com/... http://twitter.com/...basically everyone's response when I tell them of the above:http://giphy.com/...
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Exclusive: @RollingStone publisher has decided not to dismiss/suspend/discipline anyone involved in faulty rape story http://bit.ly/1F2s64t
Michael Calderone / @mlcalderone: Rolling Stone writer and editors failed to fulfill the basic duties of their jobs — yet will keep them: http://huff.to/1Iic5s5
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Reasoning behind this decision: staffers weren't purposeful/deceitful. And the report feels like “enough punishment” http://bit.ly/1F2s64t
Ashley Collman For / Associated Press: Journalist behind Rolling Stone's campus rape story ‘will apologize’ …
Josh Barro / @jbarro: So what can you get fired from Rolling Stone for?
Michael C Moynihan / @mcmoynihan: Working at Rolling Stone is apparently like having a public sector job in France. There is literally nothing that will get you fired.
New York Times:
Statement From Writer of Rolling Stone Rape Article, Sabrina Erdely — Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the author of a now-discredited article in Rolling Stone magazine about a rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, issued this statement: — “The past few months, since my Rolling Stone article …
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Chris O'Shea / FishbowlNY: Rolling Stone Retracts UVA Rape Article
Gabrielle Bluestone / Gawker: Rolling Stone Officially Retracts UVa Rape Story But Won't Fire Anyone
Philip Terzian / @philipterzian: Does @SabrinaRErdely apologize to those falsely accused of rape? No | Statement From Writer of UVA ‘Rape’ Article | http://www.nytimes.com/...
James Taranto / @jamestaranto: “The past few months...have been among the most painful of my life.” Why do bad things always happen to her? http://www.nytimes.com/...
John Schwartz / @jswatz: This Rolling Stone mess is about much more than Erdely, but I've gotta say her statement is a lot more mea than culpa http://www.nytimes.com/...
Andrew Seaman / Code Words: Columbia J-School Issues Rolling Stone Report
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Al Jazeera English:
Nigeria releases detained Al Jazeera journalists — Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustapha leave Maiduguri, where they were detained and are now at the network's office in Abuja. — Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustapha have now completed the journey back to Al Jazeera's bureau in Abuja [Al Jazeera]
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