Mag sued over story

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

THREE Univer­sity of Vir­ginia grad­u­ates and mem­bers of a fra­ter­nity pro­filed in a de­bunked ac­count of a gang rape in a re­tracted Rolling Stone mag­a­zine story filed a law­suit against the pub­li­ca­tion and the ar­ti­cle’s au­thor, court records show. The three men, Ge­orge Elias IV, Stephen Had­ford and Ross Fowler, filed suit US Dis­trict Court in New York. A lawyer for the men said they suf­fered “vi­cious and hurt­ful at­tacks” be­cause of in­ac­cu­ra­cies in the Novem­ber 2014 ar­ti­cle, by Sab­rina Ru­bin Erdely.

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