The Business of Private Prisons
Investigative journalist Ruth Hopkins discusses private prisons in South Africa, with Wits Justice Project journalist Edwin Naidu. They are joined by Lauren-Brooke Eisen, author of Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration (Columbia University Press, 2017).
Reporting on Environmental Crime
Environmental crime including poaching and forestry is worth $2 trillion in proceeds annually. Yet law enforcement globally has yet to seriously tackle the business model driving the trade which involves a network of organised crime, corporate facilitation and corrupt regimes.
Bryan Christy is
Investigative Journalism: Tricks of the Trade
Friday, 9 April 2021, 11:30am EDT
The importance of building, contributing to, using and promoting open source and civic technology is greater than ever in this era of surveillance. As a flood of technology shapes and rewrites the rules of economies and our personal lives, life itself becomes