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Adria Watson was a summer intern at The Marshall Project. She graduated from California State University, Sacramento in May with a degree in Journalism. Previously, she was a part-time reporter and intern at CalMatters and has had work published in The Sacramento Bee.
Twitter @adriarwatson
Rethinking the words journalists use to talk about people who are currently or previously incarcerated.
As correctional officers, we are conditioned to call prisoners ‘inmates.’ But at Sing Sing, where I worked for 25 years, that was as bad as calling them a snitch.
The Frame June 13, 2020
“The Writing on the Wall” art installation lets incarcerated people speak for themselves.