Assessing the Rise in ‘Suspicious Package’ Reports Since the Boston Bombing

By: Friday April 26, 2013 1:28 pm

It has been more than ten days since the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon took place. Since the bombing, there has been a spike in reported “suspicious packages.” An elementary school in Loudoun County in Virginia was evacuated this morning when a teacher received a package she thought contained a “suspicious [...]

Blaming US-Born Cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki for Inspiring Boston Bombing

By: Wednesday April 24, 2013 7:22 pm

There is no concrete evidence that the brothers, who are suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon, were inspired by US-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. Yet, CNN has posted a report with the headline, “From the grave, the cleric inspiring a new generation of terrorists,” that promotes this new detail as if it is certainly true. [...]

Not Reading the Boston Bomber Suspect His Miranda Rights

By: Saturday April 20, 2013 12:01 pm

(update below) During the press conference after Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested and taken to a hospital seriously injured, FBI Special Agent in Charge Rick Deslauriers told reporters the communities of Boston, Cambridge, Watertown and other cities could “breathe a sigh of relief knowing” there was “no longer a threat to our personal [...]

Media Covering Boston Bombing Will Be Partly Responsible if Shame is Put on Ethnicity of Chechens

By: Friday April 19, 2013 1:33 pm

Ruslan Tsarni, an uncle of brothers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gave a passionate press conference, where he attempted to give a prepared statement but was cutoff by reporters, who began to ask questions. Asked what he would say to Dzhokhar, who was still running from law enforcement, he said he would urge him to ask [...]

The Boston Marathon Explosions: Showing Empathy with the Victims of Bombings

By: Tuesday April 16, 2013 7:33 pm

On April 15, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, three people were killed when two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon. Over 144 were wounded. Doctors performed at least ten amputations on those injured. The same day, in the cities of Baghdad, Fallujah and Kirkuk in Iraq, there were “serial blasts.” Fourteen car bombs and three roadside bombs [...]

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