Rolling Stone Magazine: We challenge you to donate all profits from the August 2013 issue to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Rolling Stone Magazine: We challenge you to donate all profits from the August 2013 issue to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

    1. Jack Osbourne
    2. Petition by

      Jack Osbourne

      United States

Glamorizing a suspected terrorist on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine is not controversial, it’s just wrong.

Innocent people have been killed or injured by the alleged actions of this man. There is no justification for awarding him a cover spot traditionally reserved for entertainment icons. It is this kind of action that encourages other sick individuals to act out in hopes of earning notoriety or martyrdom for their cause.

Rolling Stone released a statement that said, “The cover story we are publishing this week falls within the traditions of journalism and Rolling Stone’s long-standing commitment to serious and thoughtful coverage of the most important political and cultural issues of our day.”

This petition does not take issue with the cover story, but the cover. We support the first amendment and the freedom of the press, but we do not support glorifying suspected terrorists in this manner.

The innocent victims, their families, the first responders, and the people of Boston are the ones who deserve to be honored and remembered.

We challenge Rolling Stone Magazine to donate ALL profits (retail and advertising revenue) generated from the August issue to all the victims, surviving family members, and first responders adversely affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.

To:
Donate all profit from this issue to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Jim Byrne BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, OH
      • about 1 month ago

      These types don't need media attention which is what they seek.

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    • DIANA SIENKIEWICZ DANIA BEACH, FL
      • about 1 month ago

      yeah

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    • Susan Mastracchio BRONX, NY
      • about 1 month ago

      Dont feed the monster (meaning the more publicity the happier the terrorist)

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 3 months ago

      Be the change you want to see!

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    • Devin McLaren LOS ANGELES, CA
      • 5 months ago

      Those who control the media need to be a little more thoughtful before putting content out for print.

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