Why Critiques of the Campus Rape Documentary The Hunting Ground Only Prove its Point

Critics of the hit documentary The Hunting Ground – which illuminates in damning detail the prevalence of sexual violence at American universities – are ramping up their attacks just in time for The Hunting Ground‘s prime time debut on CNN this Sunday, November 22. And if they aren’t careful, their aspersions might dovetail with the massive audience CNN commands to result in a spectacular backfire: For the film’s central premise is that whistle blowers on campus sexual violence are demonized and delegitimized by the very same universities who are going on the offensive in advance of Sunday’s screening.

Read Elizabeth’s full article on The Huffington Post.

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One comment

  1. I completely agree with everything you wrote and would like to add that negative responses to reports of rape is why many statics are so low. I am currently a college student, and I know two fellow female students who were raped but never reported it, due to these sort of fears

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