"Responding to putting a photo of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine — a hallowed spot in American culture — the publication's editors posted an
on the website version of the story. It says: "The cover story we are
publishing this week falls within the traditions of journalism."
enough. Putting the faces of evil people on magazine covers has a long
and controversial tradition. And controversy sells. At least it used to.
One of the arguments against the Tsarnaev cover is that Rolling Stone is glamorizing him." More here.