Prison Reporting: Tips, Sources and Documents

Number 2467
Subject Prisons
Source Alan Prendergast
Affiliation Westword
Year 2005
Summary Prendergast provides tips on writing prison stories such as: where to find unusual sources, inside and outside prisons; different kinds of prison stories (medical, business and politics can all be possibilities); and information trails that may lead you to budgets, labor relations files and coroner's reports - all having to do with prisons and great starting points for stories.
Tags Criminal justice; prisons; private prisons; health care
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Panelists Ted Gest; Jason Grotto; Steve Weinberg