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Rolling Stone editor takes blame for UVA rape story

Following Rolling Stone's revelation that its University of Virginia rape story likely contains errors, managing editor Will Dana owned up to the magazine's failure on Twitter. Dana made it clear the error was on the reporters and editors involved with publishing the story, not Jackie, the alleged rape victim. (Rolling Stone's official apology claims they were wrong to trust Jackie, suggesting the errors were a result of deception instead of journalistic malpractice.)

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