| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Rolling Stone editors have updated the publication's current article on alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with a statement explaining the reasoning behind using a cover photo of Tsarnaev that has drawn extensive criticism online and off. ...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The latest Rolling Stone cover, featuring the angelic face of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has managed to accomplish several things.
Not all of them are bad.
First, it has outraged a community still hurting from the explosion,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The fact that the newest Rolling Stone magazine features an attractive photograph of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover has sparked outrage in Boston and beyond.
Several retail chains, Stop & Shop and CVS among them, said...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:42 PM
When I first heard about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon bombing, I felt sympathy for him.
I was fascinated by the stories that began emerging on the day his identity was discovered: He was liked at school, friendly, a good...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a monster, but that shouldn't restrict investigation into his beliefs that led up to the Boston Marathon bombing. This act of terrorism was abhorrent, but I don't fault Rolling Stone for doing an article on the subject, or for putting...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Two self-generated photos by two young men. One “looks” guilty. One “looks” innocent.
The power of images to shape or confuse our understanding of events has never been more apparent than in two hugely emotional cases that have...
| Apr 24, 2013
A terrorist attack is like a national Rorschach test. Everybody sees in it what they want — usually something that proves a point they've been making all along.
Even before the Tsarnaev brothers were identified as the perpetrators of the Boston...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A new policy announced by the NFL on Thursday will prevent Ravens fans from carrying most bags into M&T Bank Stadium this season unless they are made of a clear material.
The change follows a national trend toward increased security measures at...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Most Americans understand that in a hostile world, governments need to engage in some snooping to monitor and thwart our enemies. We know they need to crack codes and keep secrets. In exchange for handing the government that extraordinary power, we expect...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
In the days and weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Rifle Association has repeatedly stated that many Bostonians who did not possess guns probably wished that they had them in their homes during the tense "shelter in place" manhunt....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Our public bureaucrats don’t normally pay much attention to matters involving seconds. (At least, not when you’re standing in line at the DMV or waiting for your income tax refund check to arrive.)
There is one area, however, where state...