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Rolling Stone cover sparks outrage

Rolling Stone cover sparks outrage

A cover of Rolling Stone featuring Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has sparked outrage online.

In clear contrast to the usual rock stars that grace it’s covers, Rolling Stone magazine is featuring the image of accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its Aug. 3 edition.

The decision to use Tsarnaev’s self-taken image has been a controversial one, with critics claiming the cover glorifies the alleged bomber.

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