Covering Campus Crime (4th Edition)

Covering CampusCrime
A Handbook for Journalists
4th Edition (2009)

by the Student Press Law Center
Funded by the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation,
the educational arm of the Society of Professional Journalists

The SPLC’s comprehensive handbook on getting access to college crime information includes a discussion of crime statistics, security logs and disciplinary records. It also describes how the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (also known as the Buckley Amendment) cannot be used by schools to deny access to security and police reports.

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