The Medias Role in Creating and Challenging Mass Incarceration

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Journalism - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
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Assumption College/Tsotsis Center
Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Assumption College
Description: How did America become the most country with the most incarcerated individuals in the world, with more than 2 million people behind bars? One factor has been mostly overlooked: media coverage of crime paved the way for the explosive growth in our prison population. Carroll Bogert, president of the Pulitzer Prize-winning news outlet, The Marshall Project, will explore the media’s responsibility in creating and challenging mass incarceration.
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