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May 2016 Podcast: Auditing college's Equity in Athletics disclosure reports

May 2016 Podcast: Auditing college's Equity in Athletics disclosure reports

Rachel de Leon, associate producer with Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, explains how the CIR's RevealNews.org uncovered exaggerations in colleges' claims about equal athletic opportunities for women, and how reporters can use federal disclosure forms to break stories on their own campuses. Frank LoMonte: I’m Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center, thanks for joining us for another edition of the SPLC’s monthly podcast, where we run down legal tips of interest to those working in student media. Our guest today is Rachel de Leon of the Center for Investigative Reporting, who’s part of a team that investigated the compliance of the UCLA athletic department, looking at their federal disclosure reports about women’s athletic participation and examining whether in fact those statistics bore out in reality. Rachel is a graduate of California State University-Northridge, with a master’s degree in documentary film from t

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