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Rolling Stone Tsarnaev Photo Row More Photos

In terrorism, US on July 21, 2013 at 09:11

The Rolling Stone magazine‘s cover Photograph of the Boston Marathon Bomber

and the write -up that  “how a popular, promising student was failed by his family, fell into radical Islam, and became a monster created a stir alleging that it glamorizes Terrorism.

But the earlier photos of  Tsarnaev  by Rolling Stones were picked up by other magazines and Electronic media as well

They also published live coverage of the manhunt.

I had also published a post on this subject.

There is a thin line separating glamorization of a terrorist and factual reporting.

How one takes the words used in a story is left for the individual.

If mere reporting is done, no body would read it,

However the part hinting that he was a nice boy and his going astray was because of his parents, Family is unfounded and misleading.

In the same vein one can justify every criminal action by portraying the accused sympathetically .

Media must have the sagacity to draw a line between a gripping story and innuendo and assumptions.

The Photograph of the Boston Bomber , published by Rolling Stone.

Rolling Stone Cover of Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The cover, which features a self-taken portrait of Tsarnaev sporting shaggy hair and a goatee, identifies him simply as “The Bomber,” while promising to explain “how a popular, promising student was failed by his family, fell into radical Islam, and became a monster.” The cover story itself was reported over the course of two months by Rolling Stone contributing editor Janet Reitman..

A comment .

New Rolling Stone cover turns the Boston bomber into Jim Morrison.:

The Washington Post‘s Erik Wemple offered a dissenting view to all of the outrage:

*This is good journalism, as the photo depicts the same Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that The Post and the New York Times — and others — depicted in deeply reported pieces. That is, a regular, good guy with friends, interests and activities — a “joker,” even.*Showing this alleged bomber in his full humanity makes him appear even more menacing.

This is not the first time Rolling Stone has featured a notorious figure on its cover in what might be described as a “glamorous” posture. As The Awl’s Choire Sicha pointed out on Twitter, the magazine featured a stoic-looking Charles Manson on its cover in June, 1970.

To add spice to this, Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Sean Murphy, a tactical photographer, released never-before-seen photos of Tsarnaev being taken into custody.

The Officer as promptly dismissed, some resigned.

Tsarnaev Photo released by a Police sergeant.

A Massachusetts State Police trooper furious about Rolling Stone magazine’s rock-star portrayal of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev released his own photos showing the alleged terrorist’s capture — and was promptly suspended.
Sgt. Sean Murphy provided photos to Boston Magazine on Thursday, to show what he characterized as the suspect’s more genuine personality — evil — rather than the celebrity shot published on Rolling Stone’s cover, Fox News reported.
Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/19/mass-cop-suspended-releasing-photos-dzhokhar-tsarn/#ixzz2ZeBJpgLp
Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

For more Photos by the Police,  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/19/mass-cop-suspended-releasing-photos-dzhokhar-tsarn/

Source:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/16/rolling-stone-boston-bomber-cover_n_3607630.html

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