Day: May 13, 2014

The Times’s Shoddy Reporting on Campus Rape

Two different items in the last week in the New York Times provide a reminder of why the struggle for due process on campus has such difficulty penetrating the media. The first example came in the latest from Richard Pérez-Peña, who while ostensibly a hard news reporter for the newspaper seems to envision his role as a cheerleader for […]

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Smith College Disinvites Head of IMF

“Disinvitation season” keeps on rolling: this time, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, has withdrawn as the commencement speaker at Smith College. The IMF is one of the world’s most important international agencies, and Lagarde is the first woman to lead it. But achievement is not enough for Smith students, who demand intellectual conformity as well: a petition asking […]

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