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This edition: "The Rap Sheet Trap," Investigative Reporting: CUNY J School

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 17, 2015.

First aired: March 25, 2015.

The "Rap Sheet Trap" reports shine a light on the criminal justice system's inability to fix its own mistakes-and the pain suffered by those caught in the trap. Tom Robbins, head of the investigative reporting program and Laura Bult (Daily News) and Sarah Barrett (WNYC), members of the Rap Sheet Trap investigative series at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism talk about their findings and the too few programs offering help.

Guest List

Sarah Hayley Barrett Investigative Team, WNYC/CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Laura Bult Reporter, New York Daily News/CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Tom Robbins Investigative Reporting Program, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism