Rolling Stone's 'Bomber' Issue Generates Jump in Sales

Controversial August issue featuring Dzokhar Tsarnaev on the cover performed well despite backlash.
0:35 | 08/01/13

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Rolling stone's decision to put Boston bomb suspect -- are -- I have on its cover is paying off at the newsstands. Sales of the magazine are up 145%. From this time last year. The softly portrait set off protests and social media what 170000. Joined on FaceBook. And a boycott by big retailers like CVS Walgreens and Friday. But anger at the presentation might have been trumped by the story inside called simply the bomber. Featuring interviews with a nineteen year -- -- Diana's former wrestling coach classmates and friends.

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