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LoHud Gun Map: To Publish or Not to Publish

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Tuesday, January 8th 2013


Just before Christmas the Lower Hudson News published a map of gun permit holders in two New York counties. The map included names and addresses of permit holders and was published in response to the shootings in Newtown, CT the week before. Most local readers and even those who viewed the map from afar have criticized the paper for its actions. Did the paper make the right decision?

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FAIL of the Day—-Twenty-five Percent of the Journal News’ Rockland County Gun-Map not Accurate | The Rockland County Times
The Journal News misfires? | Beat the Press
Putnam County, NY, won’t give gun info to paper | DailyComet.com
Journal News Clarifies: We Did Not Print Gun Permit Story - :: Cincinnati news story :: LOCAL 12 WKRC-TV in Cincinnati
New Rockland Coalition Blasts Gun Map, Seeks Change - Peekskill-Cortlandt, NY Patch
After outcry over map of gun permit holders, newspaper hires armed guards - CNN.com
Journal News' gun-owner database draws criticism | The Journal News | LoHud.com | lohud.com
Too far? Newspaper publishes gun owner home addresses - CBS News
Blogger Christopher Fountain Hits Back Against Gun Owners' Map, Publishes Addresses Of Journal News Staff
Map: Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood? | The Journal News | LoHud.com | lohud.com
NYC Pre-Christmas Gun Map Sparks Controversy - All Points Blog


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