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Ohio Rape Allegations Spread Through Social Media

NPR | Jan. 7, 2013 11:52 a.m.

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M.L. Schultze

More than a thousand protesters turned up in the Ohio River town of Steubenville over the weekend, spurred by a blogging and Twitter campaign that’s focused on rape allegations involving high-school football players. Social media has taken the case well beyond the small eastern Ohio town, sparking international tension. From member station WKSU, M.L. Schultze reports.

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