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The Media’s ’Alleged’ Fairness to a Boston Bomber

April 26 (Bloomberg) -- Suddenly, the news media seem not so sure about who attacked the Boston Marathon.

The Wall Street Journal published a report this week on whether “alleged Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev met with a suspected militant during his six-month visit to Russia in 2012.” In the Daily Beast, we have an excellent dispatch from a radical Dagestan mosque visited by “alleged marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.” Not to be outdone, the New York Times, in a coinage that was immediately copied around the Web, referred to Tamerlan Tsarnaev as “the suspect who died last week.”