Will Dana, the managing editor of Rolling Stone, will leave the magazine in the wake of the controversial article published in March about a supposed gang rape at the University of Virginia was retracted.
The magazine has since been the target of lawsuits from an assistant dean at the university and by three members of the fraternity at the center of the article, who filed a defamation lawsuit on Wednesday.
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“After 19 years at Rolling Stone, I have decided that it is time to move on.” Dana said in a statement provided to The Times. “It has been a great ride and I loved it even more than I imagined I would.”
Jann Wenner, founder of the magazine, said that Mr. Dana was “one of the finest editors I have ever worked with.” report New York Times.
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