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The Most Memorable Sports Magazine Covers of 2013 From Dennis Rodman to the Boston Marathon

January 29, 2014, 6:19 AM EST

Rolling Stone Gets Traffic Boost From Boston Bomber Controversy Payoff's uncertain, though

Boycotts or not, Rolling Stone struck newsstand gold last month with its controversial Boston Bomber issue, which saw sales nearly double versus the previous year. And that buzz seems to…

August 22, 2013, 12:38 AM EDT

Despite Controversy, Rolling Stone 'Boston Bomber' Issue Is a Hit on Newsstands Boycott doesn't seem to have hurt sales

Rolling Stone's “Boston Bomber” issue got a rash of bad publicity and retailers like CVS and Stop & Stop pulled it from shelves after a “Boycott Rolling Stone” campaign gained steam on…

July 31, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT

Advertisers React Negatively to Rolling Stone Cover Call it 'in poor taste'

If the recent history of controversial magazine covers is any guide, Rolling Stone may get a boost in Web traffic and newsstand sales for its Boston Marathon bomber issue. But the situation…

July 18, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT

Stores Boycotting Rolling Stone's Boston Bomber Cover Magazine defends story

Rolling Stone has never shied away from provocative covers: From a stylized image of Charles Manson to a topless Janet Jackson, the magazine has successfully riled the American public for…

July 17, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT

Crowdfunding Efforts Aid Boston Marathon Victims Sites like GoFundMe, GiveForward raising millions

In the aftermath of last week’s Boston Marathon bombings, social platforms have become an important tool not just for sharing information about the events, but for raising funds for its…

April 23, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT

More Than 2.4 Million People Followed Boston Manhunt on Ustream 265,000-plus tuned in at time of capture

Aside from NBC’s Pete Williams and local Boston news station WCVB, TV news outlets infamously fumbled in reporting the manhunt following last week’s Boston Marathon bombing. That led a lot…

April 22, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT

FCC Tweet Lets Slide Ortiz F-Word Tweet alters agency policy on fleeting expletives

In one tweet, Federal Communications Comission chairman Julius Genachowski may have single-handedly changed the agency's policy on F-words forever. Genachowski's tweet was in reaction to the fleeting expletive dropped by…

April 21, 2013, 12:26 PM EDT

Reddit's Role Scrutinized in Boston Bombing Investigation [Updated] Was it a 'witch hunt' or legit efforts to help?

Social-news site Reddit is taking its lumps along with traditional media in their coverage of the Boston bombings. Reddit's general manager Erik Martin has expressed regret after the site wrongly identified…

April 19, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT

Adidas Boston T-Shirt Supports Marathon Victims' Fund Sponsors, other brands contribute to the cause

Adidas announced it will donate all proceeds from the sale of a commemorative t-shirt to The One Fund Boston, established to aid Boston Marathon victims, Boston.com reported. Adidas, the marathon's…

April 19, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

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