07/25/2013 01:39 pm ET Updated Sep 24, 2013

Should Reddit Be Blamed For The Spreading Of A Smear?

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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.

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