Originally written on The Awesome Boston  |  Last updated 4/22/13
A.B. At 2:50pm today – April 22nd, 2013 – local Boston websites, TV stations and radio stations went silent/black to pay tribute to those injured and killed by the Boston Marathon bombings exactly one week ago. According to CBS, the blackout extended across many different (and competing) major Boston stations: Boston radio stations are planning to go silent for one minute next Monday to honor the victims and heroes of the Boston Marathon bombing. WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and WBZ-TV are proud to be a part of the moment of silence that has been organized by the local radio stations and the national Association of Broadcasters. The National Association of Broadcasters says stations owned by CBS Radio, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Entercom and Greater Media will participate in the tribute. As for websites, two of my favorite participated in the tribute; Boston.com & Barstoolsports.com, as seen below. The screen shot below was the entire screen for barstool:
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