Recent 2005 Articles
New Week of June 14, 2004
Week of May 3rd, 2004
Look for articles like these for the second half of the course assignments. You can use one or two of these to get you started.
There are a number of ways to collect news stories about prisons:
organization of Criminal Justice Journalists sends a daily email of major
criminal justice stories written by their members, and appearing in national
newspapers. Criminal Justice Journalists (CJJ) provides a summary of the
nation's top crime and justice news stories with Internet links, if any. If you
are interested in receiving their news report, Crime & Justice News, please use
registration form. You can also go
News Center site to search all
archived CJN stories.
A site that
specifically sends out information on international criminal justice news
stories, including corrections in the U/S. and other countries, is
WJIN: The World Justice Information Network. You will need to enroll with
WJIN first, then sign up for the news clipping service.
News Bots are reviewed here.
In order to track current news stories one can build an online, updateable newspaper/magazine page or set up a news clipping service. Crayon assists you in building a customized newspaper choosing from the specific sections of thousands of online newspapers and other media sources. As these newspaper sections are updated daily, your personal Crayon newspaper continues to provide up to date news.
You may locate other ways to track such stories. Please share these with the class via email. If you locate other good news clipping services, please let the class know about them.
As an FSU student you can use the Lexis-Nexis news service, too. It's directly linked from the FSU Library databases page under L.