Sunday, April 30, 2006

Sanjayandjanna: It wouldn't be PC to brand her a slut...

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...so I guess we'll have to settle for "liar". That seems to be the mindset of the Duke lacrosse players' attorneys. And of course, of the media and anyone who takes CNN at face value.

Janna makes good points in her post. The news outlets have indeed done a poor job at giving their audience an understanding of how common it is for valid sexual assault reports to be made and then have the investigation go no further.

The lack of context can lead those who know little of the realities of sexual assault prosecution to believe those who are quick to cry, "No rape."

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