10:20 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Did 'Rolling Stone' Cross the Line, or Is the Outrage Misplaced?

Credit Greater Boston

This week, Rolling Stone took its alternative point of view to new dimensions, printing a flattering photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover. 

While the story itself looks at how a seemingly normal teenager could turn terrorist, its the cover that's touching people's outrage button. 

Jeffrey Melnick, an American studies professor at UMass Boston, and Scott Kearnan, a blogger at, joined Greater Boston to discuss the cover. 


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