Ravi Somaiya

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Last November, Rolling Stone printed a shocking story of gang rape at the University of Virginia.

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Last November, Rolling Stone printed a shocking story of gang rape at the University of Virginia.

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It’s been a terrible and tragic week for journalism.

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It’s been a terrible and tragic week for journalism.

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