Rolling Stone report: Too much reliance on one source

April 6, 2015 9:38 PM

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A systemic failure at Rolling Stone was to blame for the now thoroughly discredited story of a student who was allegedly raped at the University of Virginia, the authors of an extensive report on the article said Monday.

Extending comments beyond the 13,000-word report they released Sunday night, Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and Sheila Coronel, its dean of academic affairs, said the story's author relied too heavily on a single source, the purported rape victim identifie...

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