SPLC Maps Student Newspaper Thefts

October 5, 2012

Stealing free newspapers, including student newspapers, is reprehensible, and it can be considered theft under the common law definition of theft or under a statute. It is a form of pernicious censorship that many students and school officials just do not realize is wrong. FIRE has kept you informed about the subject over the years.

Now, the Student Press Law Center has put up an excellent, interactive map of where newspaper thefts occur. Check it out!