How Media Coverage of Sexual Assault Could Be Improved

Dec 11, 2014

Protests outside the University of VA Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house in late November after Rolling Stone published an article titled "A Rape on Campus"
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In November, Rolling Stone published a story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, relying on the account of the victim. 

The magazine later apologized to readers, revealing it believed her story contained inaccuracies. We'll discuss the most recent developments with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Tony Norman and Jeff Ritter, Communications Department Chair at La Roche College.