With Rolling Stone's UVA story still creating shock waves, it's worth taking a moment to acknowledge one thing we know to be true about campus rape, which is that it happens to a great number of people — and when cases are brought to university adjudication boards, such boards remain... More »
On December 20, Madonna dropped six unreleased tracks as part of her Rebel Heart promotion after having demos leaked from the upcoming March, 2015 album. Madonna told Rolling Stone that many of those songs were unfinished demos, but it prompted her to pre-release the six tracks that were the most finished on December 20. Show More Summary
"First you must resign"
On Friday night Darlene Love closed out a three-decade run of performing her holiday classic on The Late Show. Via Rolling Stone: The tradition began in 1986 when Love first performed "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" on Letterman's...Show More Summary
"The next year, he may have arranged for Hells Angels to provide what turned out to be grossly inadequate security at the Altamont Speedway Free Festival, where a man was stabbed to death as the Rolling Stones played."Just 2 of manyShow More Summary
JOURNALISM: Read All The E-mails Between UVA and Rolling Stone. Plus: 5 Shocking Facts Revealed By E-mails Between UVA And Rolling Stone.
(Scott Johnson) Way back when in the vinyl era, Rolling Stone gave the album A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector (1963) five stars in its rock and roll album guides and singled out Darlene Love’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” as one of the highlights. Show More Summary
This week marked two new developments in the fallout from Rolling Stone's report about a rape case at the University of Virginia: emails released show UVA wrote Rolling Stone a week before the report ran, expressing concern about a "false" claim by their reporter, and UVA publicly speaking out and decrying the media coverage devoted to them.
There were failures on both sides.
Via Rolling Stone: Madonna hadn't planned on releasing her 13th album, Rebel Heart, until spring 2015. But leakers had other plans for the Queen of Pop's follow-up to 2012's MDNA, unleashing early mixes of 13 tracks onto the Internet this week. Show More Summary
Rolling Stone has opened the floodgates for misogynist pundits. Here's a sampling of their worst rape denialism
A month after Rolling Stone magazine published a now discredited account of a gang rape at a fraternity house, University of Virginia officials pushed back against damage done to its reputation.
In response to a Freedom of Information Act request from Jezebel and at least one other news outlet, the University of Virginia has released a series of emails between the school and Rolling Stone. The emails outline how the school dealt...Show More Summary
Stand back, folks, professional smear merchant Chuck C. Johnson is at it again with another HUGE BREAKING EXCLUSIVE story smearing Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Erdely, his latest target: BREAKING: #UVAHoax Journalist #SabrinaRubinErdely Had "Problem Boyfriends" in College - GotNews. The mandatory screenshot: Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the disgraced journalist at the center...
ANDREW MALCOLM: The Rolling Stone Story Is Part of a Broader Hoax.
YouTube This video report by Touchvision has more details on right wing hatchet man Chuck C. Johnson's identification of the wrong woman as "Jackie," the purported victim of sexual assault in Rolling Stone's now-discredited article. (For some reason they've disabled embedding for the video, so you'll have to click through to...
Oh brother. Do I really have to write another piece about this noxious sociopath? Yes, it's Chuck C. Johnson again, dear friends, still attacking Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Erdely like a rabid ankle-biting chihuahua, in another blatantly dishonest and distorted (not to mention horribly written) blog post titled: MUST SEE VIDEO: #SabrinaRubinErdely...
Yes, folks, hirsute hate-monger Chuck C. Johnson is at it again, still trying to attack and smear the author of that Rolling Stone article about rape at the University of Virginia. His latest is another "BREAKING" report (based on a 2-year old video clip), that attributes the following words in...
The rotunda at the University of Virginia The former roommate of the woman in Rolling Stone's article on rape at the University of Virginia has written a letter to the campus newspaper, insisting Jackie's Story Is Not a Hoax. In December 2012, Jackie broke down. All of a sudden she was...
The unbelievable shitstorm surrounding the Rolling Stone story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia isn't showing the slightest signs of dying down. The numerous and serious questions about how the story was handled have all pretty much been outlined; now, God help us, it's time for adorable trolls like Ann Coulter and Chuck C. Show More Summary