In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack at the office of Charlie Hebdo, a French satire magazine, the New York City Police Department has assigned police officers to some Manhattan-based organizations, Gawker reports.
Gawker CEO Scott Kidder sent his staff a memo about increased patrols outside their Nolita offices, noting there is no specific threat against the company:
Gawker also reports BuzzFeed, The Daily Beast, and possibly other publications also have increased security presences. All three outlets recently re-published Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Other U.S. outlets, including The New York Times, declined to publish the cartoons.
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