It's certainly very telling what the media does and doesn't approve of by the way they hound this dentist who shot and killed a lion. Notice the line "the white male, in his 40s". Nowhere else will you see any minority accused of anything summed up in such a way.
Do false accusers get hounded like this? No. They get protected by the courts.
But if you're a straight, white male, expect everything you do to be held to the highest moral, legal, economic and ideological standard of anyone. Any slip in any of those areas will see you be branded by the collective and attacked in any way they can.
Notice how nobody hounded this woman who killed an elephant with a bow and arrow. No, she was celebrated for her incredible ability!