| 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 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 18, 2013
| 5:15 PM
This post has been updated.
Sgt. Sean Murphy was incensed by what he saw as the glamorization of the suspected Boston Marathon bomber on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
So the Massachusetts State Police officer decided to take action. Murphy,...
| 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 19, 2013
| 11:19 AM
A Massachusetts State Police photographer is facing an internal investigation after he released photos of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to a local magazine, authorities said Friday.
Sgt. Sean Murphy, incensed by what he saw as...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:13 AM
A Massachusetts State Police sergeant faces a discipline hearing Tuesday morning because he released photographs of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to protest a Rolling Stone magazine cover that many thought glorified the defendant....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:33 AM
So much for a boycott.
Sales doubled for Rolling Stone's controversial July issue featuring Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston bomber.
The issue sold 13,332 copies since July 19 at 1,420 retail stores -- nearly double the magazine's 52-week...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Expanding Sound Check's focus away from Hampton Roads, I see excitement building over the Interlocken Music Festival which will bring Neil Young, Zac Brown and Widespread Panic to an historic farm south of Charlottesville.
The festival will take place...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The widow of Michael Hastings -- the journalist whose reporting led to the resignation of the top U.S. general in Afghanistan -- is calling his fatal crash in Los Angeles a “really tragic accident.”
In her first nationally televised...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:04 AM
The Massachusetts state trooper who was suspended after he angrily released photos of the Boston bombing manhunt has been put on patrol, state police said Thursday.
Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Sean Murphy is still under internal investigation for...