“Trust but verify.”
In his own mind, he probably beat the system
“Tom’s still clinging to life.”
“a lower court had erred in dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by three former members of the fraternity”
“…a botched story three years ago about an unproven gang rape at the University of Virginia badly bruised the magazine’s journalistic reputation.”
Jackie needs to come forward
“Rolling Stone and Erdely had an agenda…”
Let’s just put all this unpleasantness behind us
Election loss results from “Fox News being in every bar and restaurant.”
“This young woman was very good at telling this story.”
It all comes down to technicalities
“It’s reckless, it’s cavalier and it’s intentional.”
“I understood what it’s like to be lied to by Jackie.”
“I feel like my interpretation was different than what was written”
“The person I had talked to was not the person I was familiar with from my story.”
Why is the media still protecting Jackie’s identity?
“…statements made about the fraternity in the story could reasonably be considered defamatory.”
“too vague and remote”
Catfishing lure retrieved.
But not in public
Trauma from what?
Did the Mexican government set up Penn as a cartel target?
Manipulations towards an end.
Meanwhile, “fake but accurate” still getting endorsements.
A collapse of editorial values
Plus: Another Erdely story teetering?
Will reporters demand accountability on other Rolling Stone stories?
Oh, there goes due process … right out the window
Rolling Stone: Nothing changes, and no one gets fired … not even Erdely.
Standing American jurisprudence on its head.
Greater Truths independent of actual truths.