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Rolling Stone blasted for Tsarnaev cover

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

 

Reuters: Rolling Stone magazine draws criticism for putting glamorous shot of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover.

The picture, which accompanies a story titled "Jahar's World," shows the accused murderer with his long, curly hair tousled and the hint of a goatee, reminiscent of the magazine's iconic shots of rock 'n' roll royalty like The Doors' Jim Morrison. The cover could send a dangerous message to Tsarnaev's warped supporters, according to one critic.

 

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+1 #1 RE: Rolling Stone blasted for Tsarnaev coverGuest 2013-07-17 18:00:49
When this arrived in my mailbox yesterday I was taken aback. It seems to be playing into Tsarnaev's craving for attention.
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