This issue of The IRE Journal features stories about prison investigations. The stories offer insight into how a single death sparked a yearlong investigation into regional jails and inmate medical care, how reporters from The Marshall Project and NPR uncovered a common but hidden practice within prisons, 10 lessons on going undercover in private prisons, tips for quanitfiying racial inequities in prisons, and how public records can shine a light on America's private prison industry. This issue also features an investigation into artificial turf grass, a story on exosing toxic lead levels in National Guard armories, and learnings from Electionland (a nationwide, social newsgathering experiment).
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