Jailhouse Journalism: The Fourth Estate Behind Bars
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Jailhouse Journalism: The Fourth Estate Behind Bars

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During the past two centuries a vibrant prison press has chronicled life behind bars in American prisons, championed inmate causes, and challenged those in authority who sought to silence it. At its apex, several hundred periodicals were published by and for inmates. Unlike their peers who passed their sentences stamping out license plates, these convicts spent their days...more
Paperback, 251 pages
Published November 15th 2007 by Transaction Publishers (first published February 1st 1998)
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James McGrath Morris is an author, columnist, and radio show host. He writes primarily biographies and works of narrative nonfiction.
His books include, among others, Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power; The Rose Man of Sing Sing; and, Jailhouse Journalism.
His newest book, Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, The First Lady of the Black Press, will be in stores in February 2015.
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Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power Revolution By Murder: Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman, and the Plot to Kill Henry Clay Frick (Kindle Single) The Rose Man of Sing Sing: A True Tale of Life, Murder, and Redemption in the Age of Yellow Journalism Revolution By Murder Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press

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