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5. Journalists reporting on the Rolling Stone cover. Oh. My. God. Have you seen this Rolling Stone cover? OK, but have you really seen it? Yes, of course you have, because this offensive/provocative photo of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that many journalists decided should never have been printed was plastered wall-to-wall on television and across the Internet this week. In other words, this semi-trolling stunt that Rolling Stone used to generate attention was used relentlessly by cable news and blogs to draw attention to themselves. Stop kidding us, guys, we all know that you practically peed yourselves with excitement when this story broke. —JMC

Sources: Shira Rachel Danan and Johnny McNulty