December 21, 2020
Commentary: Undercover Reporting Brings Accountability to Private Prisons
Shane Bauer’s immersive investigation into the Corrections Corporation of America, a 35,000-word behemoth published in June 2016, is a testament to the power and the necessity of undercover reporting.
October 27, 2020
At Eastern State Penitentiary, It’s Less Scaring and More Sharing for Halloween
The sidewalk outside the ivy-filled walls of the old prison on Fairmount Ave. in Philadelphia was lively for a Wednesday night during a pandemic. Across the street, people dined outside at Fare and Urban Saloon. For a moment, the street resembled life before the pandemic.