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Will Dana, Rolling Stone’s Managing Editor, To Depart

The New York Times | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.30.2015 | Media

Will Dana, the managing editor of Rolling Stone, will leave the magazine, just months after a controversial article about a supposed gang rape at the...

Rolling Stone Sued By UVa Students Over Rape Story

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.29.2015 | College

NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - Three University of Virginia graduates on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against Rolling Stone magazi...

Another False Rolling Stone Headline

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kralev

"Meet the man who flies around the world for free," proclaims a headline in the most recent issue of Rolling Stone magazine. What follows is a 6,000...

Dr. Hook: 'Kim Kardashian Can't Kill an Institution Like Rolling Stone'

John Hood | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
John Hood

Hard to say what was more inexplicable: that much ado was made about reality star Kim Kardashian popping up on the cover of Rolling Stone, or that even more ado was made over Sinead O'Connor's Facebook post criticizing the event.

Live from the Nantucket Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.27.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is my second year at the Nantucket Film Festival, and this will probably be my one dispatch, mostly because I'm having too much fun to take time to write about it.

A June 28th Deadline to See Inside the Mind of Rock Critic Lester Bangs

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.26.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Jensen makes a drug-addled character with a giant chip on his shoulder approachable, understandable, even likable. His monologues, while often humorous, each have dramatic weight and one realizes by the end that Bangs had to die in the chaos.

How Country Music Reconciles Its Love For Jesus With Its Love For Beer

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Picture country music on a spectrum of song themes. On one end, there's the conservative values stereotypically associated with the simple life: Do yo...

Dennis Dunaway: The Billion Dollar Bassist Re-Writes the History of Rock 'n' Roll

Tom Semioli | Posted 06.11.2015 | Books
Tom Semioli

Dunaway laughs as I bestow upon him the new title of "literary lion." He revels traveling in writers circles in New York City too. "I'm meeting all these famous authors...individuals who wrote books about such important historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln.

Women Need To Pull More Strings and Stop Playing Second Fiddle -- Bonnie Raitt Picked As Only Female Of '100 Guitar Heroes'

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 at 51 and the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame, with her father, the next year.

16 Things I Learned About Ringo Starr From Stephen Roderick's Recent Rolling Stone Profile

Roz Warren | Posted 05.30.2015 | Entertainment
Roz Warren

Once, after he'd walked out on the Beatles, he returned to find that George Harrison had covered his drum set in flowers.

Matt Taibbi: Rolling Stone UVA Report ‘Absolutely' Damaged Rape Victims

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.27.2015 | Media

Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi told HuffPost Live on Wednesday that the magazine's failure to properly investigate rape claims at the University o...

Colorado-Based Yonder Mountain String Band's Grass Is Not Blue

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

Colorado-based Yonder Mountain String Band doesn't want to be associated with grass -- blue, new or probably any other. Trouble is the group's musical stylings are hard to define. In a recent Rolling Stone piece about the evolving sound of bluegrass, Yonder's name came up several times

Ed Helms Destroys Rolling Stone's Rape Story Scandal During UVA Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.19.2015 | College

"Never let others define you, define yourselves." So began a seemingly comedic speech at the University of Virginia's Valedictory Exercises by acto...

UVA Dean Sues Rolling Stone Over Retracted Rape Article

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Media

A University of Virginia dean who played a major role in Rolling Stone's now-retracted rape piece is suing the magazine for defamation. Nicole Era...

Friday Talking Points -- Run, Bernie, Run!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bernie Sanders deserves the Most Impressive Democrat award this week, because he threw his hat in the ring. No, he is not Elizabeth Warren. But, more importantly, he is running to become president, which she is not.

Moving Forward: Implementing an Educational Program at U.Va to Prevent Sexual Assault

Nia Bentall | Posted 06.28.2015 | College
Nia Bentall

Sexual assault is so common that the vast majority of students will be affected by it in some way during their time in college.

College vs. Coachella

J.D. Rothman | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
J.D. Rothman

If students are more passionate about three hot, smelly days in the desert than collecting degrees, parents should pay attention -- these kids may be onto something. Let's look at the benefits of attending Coachella instead of going to college at all.

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: Rand Paul School Of Journalism Open For Business | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.11.2015 | Politics

This week, we discuss the fallout from the Columbia Journalism Review report on Rolling Stone's discredited campus rape story, Sen. Rand Paul’s camp...

Week to Week News Quiz for 4/10/15

John Zipperer | Posted 06.10.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It's finally here. You-know-who is going to do you-know what. You don't know? Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out. Here are some rand...

Columbia's ​Rolling Stone Review Misses Mark on UVA Culture

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 06.09.2015 | College
The Cavalier Daily

As thoroughly as these professionals investigated the journalistic failures of Sabrina Rubin Erdely (the article's author), Sean Woods (its editor) and Will Dana (Rolling Stone's managing editor), they confined their investigation just to Jackie's story. This, we feel, was a mistake.

Stewart Shreds Rolling Stone Over Scandal: 'Someone's Gotta Go'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.09.2015 | Comedy

Rolling Stone's false report of an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia was what "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart called "monumental, fucked-u...

Curing Social Media of Its Outrage Addiction May Start on Campus

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 06.08.2015 | College
Greg Lukianoff

If we want to realize social media's full promise of massive unprecedented global conversation conducted in real time, we should be teaching our students how to argue both thoughtfully and effectively.

UVA Student Says Rolling Stone's Reputation 'Seriously At Stake' For Not Firing Rape Story Writer

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media

In the wake of a scathing report on the journalistic failures of Rolling Stone's story about an alleged rape at the University of Virginia, Fox News' ...

Building Bridges During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Gordon Braxton | Posted 06.07.2015 | Black Voices
Gordon Braxton

Sexual Assault Awareness Month remains an excellent opportunity for you to honestly listen to what is being said and to lend your own voice if you feel moved to do so.

Why the Rolling Stone Fiasco Is a Sign of a Much Deeper Problem

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 06.06.2015 | Media
Sanjay Sanghoee

When even a respected publication like Rolling Stone makes bombshell allegations of criminal activities without checking their facts because the subject matter has a special status in the editors' eyes, then journalism is headed down a very slippery, subjective slope, and the credibility of the press itself is at stake.