Monday, March 16, 2015

MuckReads Podcast: Inside Attica with Tom Robbins

The trouble with reporting on prisons is that most of the people you need to talk to don’t want to talk, for one reason or another.

As veteran reporter Tom Robbins tells Assistant Managing Editor Eric Umansky and Senior Reporter Jesse Eisinger in today’s podcast, his recent, gripping New York Times story on a 2011 beating at New York's infamous Attica prison-- the first to result in criminal charges against New York corrections officers for a nonsexual assault on an inmate -- ran into the typical obstacles.



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