OVERHOLSER: NAME RAPE ACCUSERS

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http://csmonitor.com/2003/0729/p11s02-coop.html In the crime of rape, it is time that journalists named the accuser as well as the accused, Geneva Overholser writes in a Christian Science Monitor op-ed. Overholser, a veteran editor and longtime advocate of naming accusers in sexual assault cases, lays out her argument in the piece. She writes, "Naming names is an essential part of (journalism's) commitment to accuracy, credibility, and fairness. This practice frequently brings pain to individuals; truth-telling does have its victims. My . . .

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