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One recurrent element in Sabrina Rubin Erdely's blood libel in Rolling Stone on the University of Virginia is her resentment of how much the blond and tanned students respect UVA's founder Thomas Jefferson. Sabrina may have lost the battle to the tune of a $2 million libel judgment against her, but her war on Jefferson... Read More
T. Rees Shapiro reports in the Washington Post: Jury awards $3 million in damages to U-Va. dean for Rolling Stone defamation By T. Rees Shapiro November 7 at 8:40 PM CHARLOTTESVILLE — A federal jury has awarded $3 million in damages to a former University of Virginia associate dean after finding that a Rolling Stone... Read More
With the jury having found Rolling Stone guilty of "actual malice" in UVA bureaucrat Nicole Eramo's lawsuit against the famous magazine over its broken glass gang rape blood libel, it's worth looking at how many prominent journalists enthusiastically backed Erdely's absurd concoction: Last summer, historian KC Johnson put up a blog post archiving enthusiastic tweets... Read More
From BuzzFeed: The "actual malice" standard includes a reckless disregard for the truth. It's clear from reading the Rolling Stone blood libel about gang rape on broken glass that Sabrina Rubin Erdely was motivated by malice --political, gender, ideological and ethnic -- against Thomas Jefferson's U. of Virginia, which she saw as dominated by Southern... Read More
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The Derb came up with the term "narrative collapse," but what's happening right now with the University of Virginia gang rape story is more like Narrative Apocalypse (to steal from commenter DNA Turtles). This is a long post, but you'll likely find it interesting ... My key insight into the Rolling Stone "gang rape" story... Read More
Author Richard Bradley blogs: In the future, being reminded of a Tom Wolfe novel will be punishable by Watsoning. And of course it never happened. Which brings me to a magazine article that is causing an enormous furor in
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