An early copy of Rolling Stone magazine's August 2013 issue
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Controversy over Boston bomb suspect Rolling Stone cover

17 July 2013 Last updated at 23:21 BST

Rolling Stone magazine has defended its new cover story featuring Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which has prompted uproar.

A number of US retail chains have announced they will not stock the edition.

The BBC's Nick Bryant reports from New York.