Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Summarize what happened. (Remember you are writing for the reader.  Assume the person who reads your essay has no knowledge of this beyond the Marathon bombing. - STUDENT SOLUTION USA


Reflect on it and address the following questions in a 

well written essay
 of not more than 2 pages:

Summarize what happened. (Remember you are writing for the reader.  Assume the person who reads your essay has no knowledge of this beyond the Marathon bombing.) 

Those of you who are not located in the USA may have to do additional work if you do not know about this situation.
2. What are the 
ethical implications of the situation?

3. Describe the different 
participants and their responsibilities in what happened. (Participants here may be organizations, firms or individuals.)

Can anything be done to prevent this from occurring again?  
What can be done?

July 25, 2013
Should Reddit Be Blamed for the Spreading of a Smear?
On an overcast day in early May, I traveled to suburban Philadelphia to visit the family of Sunil Tripathi, the deceased 22-year-old Brown University student who, for about four hours on the morning of April 19, was mistakenly identified as Suspect No. 2 in the Boston Marathon bombings. The Tripathis had just arrived home after nearly two months spent in Providence, R.I., where they went to organize the search for Sunil, who disappeared on March 16. When I entered the house, Judy Tripathi, Sunil’s mother, asked me for a hug. In a shattered voice, she said, “I need hugs these days.” We sat at the kitchen table and talked, and at one point Judy handed me a photo of a young, smiling Sunil, caught in the motion of throwing a ball. “Look how happy he looks,” she said. For the next two hours, she and her husband, Akhil, and their daughter, Sangeeta, described what happened to them in the early-morning hours of April 19, and how the false identification of their son derailed their ongoing search for him and further traumatized their lives.
At 5 p.m. on April 18, three days after the bombs went off at the marathon finish line, the F.B.I. released grainy photographs of two suspects. For the past month, the Tripathis had been renting a house and spending their days working with F.B.I. agents, Brown administrators and an organization dedicated to finding missing persons. Early on in the search, the family created a Facebook page called “Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi,” which included video messages from family and friends and recent images of Sunil — walking the beach with his older brother, Ravi; attending his sister’s graduation ceremony; posing with his mother at a Phillies game.
Minutes after the world first saw the suspects’ photos, a user on Reddit, the online community that is also one of the largest Web sites in the world, posted side-by-side pictures comparing Sunil’s facial


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