Philip Gourevitch

Philip Gourevitch (born 1961), an American author and journalist, is a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker and the former editor of The Paris Review. His most recent book is The Ballad of Abu Ghraib (2008), an account of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison under the American occupation. Gourevitch has written on a variety of subjects—from ethnic conflicts in Africa, Europe and Asia to political corruption in Rhode Island and the music of James Brown. He became widely known for his first book, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families (1998), which tells the story of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
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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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