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Prison inmate turned journalist Keri Blakinger shares her unique insights from the criminal justice beat
Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter
Jun 16, 2022

Keri Blakinger's reporting for The Marshall Project focuses on prisons and jails. Her new memoir, "Corrections in Ink," shares her personal experience with the criminal justice system, from her arrest for heroin possession to her two years behind bars. Blakinger tells Brian Stelter how she created a journalism career by accepting the "darkest parts of her past" and how being a former inmate impacts her storytelling. She also critiques how other news outlets cover America's prison system.