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04.01.14 Andy Cush

It wasn’t just the New York Post that pointed an accusatory finger at innocent young men who just so happened to have brown skin in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, and now, they won’t be the only ones getting sued for it, either. Abdulrahman Alharbi, a Saudi Arabian student who was present at the scene […]

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06.06.13 Andy Cush

Salaheddin Barhoum and Yassine Zaimi, the two young men who were identified as “Bag Men” on the cover of the New York Post during the investigation of the Boston Marathon, have sued that paper for defamation. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, argues that the Post cover and accompanying article imply Barhoum and Zaimi were lead suspects. No word on […]

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05.01.13 Andy Cush

In case you missed it, in the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, the New York Post published a front page photo of two innocent young men, insinuating that they were chief suspects in the federal investigation. Perhaps not shockingly, the two men were Arab. After the paper issued a half-assed update (not a […]

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04.24.13 Andy Cush

In a press conference Monday, Mayor Bloomberg said that in the wake of the Boston bombings, our interpretation of the Constitution should change in order to allow for increased surveillance and security. “The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry,” he said. “But we live in a complex world where you’re going […]

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04.19.13 ANIMAL

How did that apology letter get into your New York Post today? Watch the video above. […]

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04.18.13 Bucky Turco

Although many news outlets have done a horrendous job with their coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, the New York Post in particular is by far, the media’s most prolific offender. First they “reported” that 12 people died while the official death toll stood at 3. Then they falsely accused a 20-year-old Saudi national of […]

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04.16.13 Andy Cush

Last night, the Illuminator van–formerly of Occupy Wall Street, then of Stamp Stampede, now back in the hands of Occupy offshoot the Illuminator Affinity Group–took to the Brooklyn Academy of Music to project a message of support to the city of Boston in the wake of the tragic marathon bombing. Messages included simple affirmations of […]

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