How a project is training incarcerated people to become journalists
When journalist John J. Lennon got an idea for a book, he found an incarcerated person, who had only given a few interviews, trusted Lennon to tell his story. The reason? Lennon himself is incarcerated at Sullivan Correctional Facility in New York state.
“He knows I know his struggle, and he knows no journalist will treat him more fairly than me,” Lennon said.
Lennon, who has bylines in publications like The Guardian, The Washington Post and Vice, is an incarcerated journalist and an adviser o