#occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot #TeaParty

NY Post Stands By Decision To Run Photo Of High Schooler Unconnected To Boston Bombings


In response to the controversy erupting over today’s New York Post “Bag Men” cover photo, the paper’s editor issued a statement to Salon standing by the editorial decision.

The cover photo, which clearly singles out two males wearing backpacks in the marathon crowd shortly before the bombs went off, was accompanied by the headline: “Bag Men: Feds seek these two pictured at Boston Marathon.”

Though the headline and graphics implied the two were criminal suspects, Post editor Col Allan‘s statement explains that the paper did not explicitly identify anyone as a suspect:

We stand ...