Rolling Stone cover of Boston Marathon bombing suspect: He has the look of a rock star!
“Rolling Stone may end up proving that there’s no such thing as bad publicity.
The magazine likely won’t be hurt by the social media firestorm and subsequent boycott over putting one of the alleged Boston bombers on the front cover. On the contrary, it could even see a boost, experts said on Thursday.
“It may be seen as a bad decision to put a criminal or a killer on the cover, but Rolling Stone took a gamble,” said Samir Husni, director of the magazine innovation center at the University of Mississippi. “In the long-term this is not going to hurt them.
The reason? Most of the magazine’s 1.46 million circulation comes from subscriptions.
At least five retailers, including CVS and Walgreens, said they will not sell the Rolling Stone issue featuring Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover.
The picture, which accompanies a story titled “Jahar’s World,” shows the 19-year-old accused murderer with tousled hair, reminiscent of the magazine’s iconic shots of rock stars like The Doors’ Jim Morrison and Bob Dylan.”
He has the look of a rock star though like this kid really could of been a model. Gah! you have to wonder why this 19-year-old might of did, what they’re saying he did. “accused.”
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Posted on July 18, 2013, in Boston Marathon, Photo/Video Album♥ and tagged Boston Marathon, Boston Marathon bombing, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Crime, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Magazine, news, omg, rock star, Rolling Stone, Rolling Stone cover of Boston Marathon, Rolling Stone cover of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Rolling Stone magazine, Samir Husni, style. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.