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Nantucket Magazine apologizes for cover story featuring Barstool's Dave Portnoy

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Facing blowback from readers, Nantucket Magazine is apologizing for its recent cover story featuring Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, citing the Swampscott native’s history of “offensive remarks and actions.”

In a note to readers, publisher Bruce Percelay and editor Robert Cocuzzo said they had “heard from various members of our community who vehemently object” to the magazine’s glowing May cover story on Portnoy’s efforts to raise money for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“While the story was intended to highlight Mr. Portnoy’s work in support of small businesses, a number of people in the community have taken issue with offensive remarks and actions he has made in

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