All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘false report’

Sabrina Rubin Erdely Apologizes For False University Of Virginia Rape Story

After months of silence, Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely finally breaks her silence over her discredited article with an apology. Erdely’s report A Rape on Campus appeared in  the Rolling Stone and was about a woman’s alleged brutal sexual assault on the University of Virginia campus. According to the author, a woman identified only as “Jackie” claims she was …

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Quinton Ross, Former New Jersey Net, Erroneously Reported Dead

On Monday afternoon, readers and followers of the New York Post were informed that ex-NBA player Quinton Ross had been found dead. The headline claimed that the athlete’s remains were “stuffed into a garbage bag” and buried underneath a shallow grave. Unfortunately, it was a different person with the name of Quinton Ross who was discovered dead, and not the …

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Lara Logan Suspended For Erroneous ’60 Minutes’ Report

CBS has suspended its news correspondent, Lara Logan for an erroneous 60 Minutes report about the attack on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, according to USA Today. Also suspended was the segment’s producer Max McClellan. CBS News chairman Jeff Fager regretted the incident saying that “the deception got through and it shouldn’t have.” Logan and McClellan had ran …

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