“I have never understood that if you have been victimized, your first call is to the university,” Commonwealth’s Attorney Jared Moon said. “The best thing to do to pursue a conviction is to call police.”
Meredith Watson said she has faced criticism as a black woman accusing a black man, which is seen as betraying her own race.
Rolling Stone argues that punishing the magazine for trying to warn the public with the editor’s note could prompt other outlets to stay silent when there are errors in an article in the future.
University of Virginia administrator is suing the magazine for $7.85 million.