People lie. We lie about liking our in-laws. We lie about our income. We lie to our parents about studying at the library when really we’re smoking weed in the park.
These lies are common. A victim lying about rape is not
Yet Rolling Stone decided Friday to distance itself from its widely read story about a violent sexual assault on the University of Virginia campus. The story, written by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, followed a survivor named Jackie. It documented the subsequent campus investigation into the fraternity brothers who allegedly raped Jackie in 2012.
Problem is, Rolling Stone never actually talked with those accused men. …
Via: Mashable: Media