Maine-based freelance reporter Murray Carpenter received thousands of mostly abusive, threatening and hateful emails and freelance photographer Tristan Spinksi says somebody tried to break into his home after Carlson named them on his Monday show and accused them of working on a story that would reveal his home address in The New York Times, reports The Washington Post's Erik Wemple. Carlson spends his summers in Maine and tapes his show from a studio in the state. “It was like a booming sound, someone trying to get in,” says Spinski of the attempted break-in shortly after Carlson's segment aired Monday night. “Our doors up until that segment aired had actually been unlocked.… When the segment aired, everything got locked and I’m glad it did because within an hour somebody was here.… We sort of put ourselves in the safest place we could away from the windows and called police and waited it out.” Wemple also reports that New York Times journalists who had nothing to do with the impending story were also harassed, as well as people with similar names. Wemple points out that Spinksi had yet to photograph anything for the story, and had no plans to photograph Carlson's home. “The story would be about this community, this rural community in Maine that is very small, very rural and very kind of Americana and happens to be the location of this massively popular cable news show,” says Spinski. Wemple also reports that The Times assured Carlson twice that they wouldn't publish his address before Monday's show. New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet said of Carlson: "He misled his viewers into believing we would publish his address when he was aware that we had no intention of doing so and when the network was specifically told we would not reveal his home. Many wrongly think that we did publish his address and even a picture of his house. It inspired the exact same kind of personal harassment against others which he so indignantly and falsely claimed to be a victim of himself. Hours after the broadcast someone attempted to break into the home of a photographer who doesn’t even know where Carlson lives and his followers have waged an attack on people who have nothing to do with the story. And if he has any honor and if Fox has any honor, they will admit they were wrong."