Julie Moos reports:
The Journal News honored victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting on its front page Christmas Day with memorial candles that named the 26 students and staff killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. The paper chose a less lyrical approach last weekend, when — in response to the shooting – it published maps with the names and home addresses of people who had been issued pistol permits in Westchester County, where the Gannett paper is based, and nearby Rockland County.
So how did folks express their displeasure? They doxed the reporter, the editor, and the publisher.
Read more on Poynter.org about the controversy, keeping in mind that this is not the first time this paper – or other papers have done something like this.