Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Westchester | Joining the gun permit fray: Gawker

The widely read site has just published a 446-page list of every licensed gun owner in New York City -- which, depending on the reaction, could relieve pressure on The Journal News, two weeks after it published a list of its own for Westchester and Rockland counties in suburban NYC.


  1. Isn't the press supposed to be on the side of the law-abiding little guy — going after wrongdoers, not the blameless?

    This whole episode is a bizarre abuse of power that merely reinforces the public's worst impressions of the press, namely, that it is arrogant, ideological, untrustworthy, and clueless. Of course, Gawker never pretended to be otherwise, but presumably the Journal News once entertained pretensions to credibility and respectability.

  2. you got that right.

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