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By Alison Thoet
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added a net 161,000 jobs in October, dipping the unemployment rate a tenth of a percent to 4.9. Also, there are guilty verdicts in New Jersey Governor Chris…
By PBS NewsHour
The former University of Virginia student, whose account of a campus rape was the center of a retracted Rolling Stone article, said she suffered from PTSD.
Rolling Stone headed to trial today for a defamation case over their portrayal of an University of Virginia dean in a discredited article of brutal gang rape. A statement from the student at the center of the article contradicts the…
Before Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera was recaptured by Mexican authorities, the American movie star and activist Sean Penn met with Mexico’s most wanted man in a jungle hideaway to interview him for Rolling Stone magazine. William Brangham discusses the…
By Elisabeth Ponsot
In an interview with Sean Penn secretly conducted last year, drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman admitted he was the world's largest supplier of heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry met face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, to discuss divisions over Ukraine, Syria and other issues. Also, Iran announced that its warships will escort a cargo ship…
By Joshua Barajas
The University of Virginia is suing the company that owns Rolling Stone, the magazine itself and a reporter for libel after Rolling Stone published an erroneous and now-retracted article about gang rape on the college campus, according to Reuters.
By Gwen Ifill
The best journalists can do is try to scrub our inbred biases (we all have them) by asking more questions. All the time. Every time. This is nearly impossible to do if you have already decided you know the answer.
A new report scrutinizes the many layers of error uncovered in a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia. Gwen Ifill talks to Steve Coll of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism about…
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