Mapping the Gun Permit Controversy

Original story on about gun permits in Hudson Valley: Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood?

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Reactions, responsibility, context: David Carr in the NYTimes (Guns, maps, and aata that disturb)

Alternatives: NYWorld, normalized per 100 residents by Zip code (Digging deeper into Westchester’s gun permit data).

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McGregor in Columbia Journalism Review:  “All data … is the product of choices made by human beings as to what is worth observing, recording, and disseminating. As journalists and citizens, it is our job to question those choices.”

PBSMedia Shift: Where the Journal News went wrong

Jeff Jarvis’ support of publishing (Public is public…except in Journalism?)

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