Leon Wieseltier

Leon Wieseltier (/ˈwiːzəltɪər/; born June 14, 1952) is an American writer, critic, philosopher and magazine editor. Since 1983 he has been the literary editor of The New Republic.
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  • The Digiday Vitriol-o-meter: What were we outraged about this week?

    … questionable sourcing Last month Rolling Stone ran a shocking story about a premeditated gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house. The problem: writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely failed to corroborate information given to her by Jackie, the victim of the alleged rape. On Friday the magazine published a note indicating that it no longer stands…

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