Twitter Reacts to Rolling Stone Retraction


Pundits are reacting mercilessly on Twitter following Rolling Stone‘s monumental retraction of its “A Rape on Campus” story published last month, which caused the University of Virginia to suspend all fraternity activity on campus.

Many speculated that the retraction will spur increased skepticism of sexual assaults on college campuses:

A Buzzfeed White House reporter countered that skepticism will only play out if we allow it to happen:

Others took shots at the media itself:

And some were just scathing:

And Mediaite’s Josh Feldman sums it up for us in just ten words:

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