After the Chino Prison Riot

By Sharon Mcnary, KPCC Southern California Public Radio, November 2010
Filed under: Graphics, User-generated, Video, Audio

Public Insight Journalism crowdsourcing and traditional reporting methods combine to tell the story of the Chino prison riot of August 2009. The web presentation includes dozens of letters written by inmates of a California prison describing conditions before, during and after the riot. Some of the men were held outdoors in metal cages with inadequate clothing and shelter for days after the riot. The story came to KPCC via sources responding to general questions to the public about prison life. One of our sources won the SPJ Sunshine Award for efforts to make government more open.

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Covered from: San Bernardino, CA, USA

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