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New York paper under scrutiny for publishing map of gun permit holders




Screenshot of The Journal News's map of gun owners in New York.
Screenshot of The Journal News's map of gun owners in New York.
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A New York newspaper is coming under fire for publishing a map that identifies licensed gun owners in the area. The Journal News of suburban Westchester, New York published the map last week in the wake of the mass shooting in nearby Newtown Connecticut.

The article went viral, making its way to conservative blogs like The Drudge Report and the response has quickly turned nasty.

For more on this story we're joined by NPR's media correspondent David Folkenflik.