Sigma Delta Chi, Award for Narrative Podcast Excellence — Deliberate Indifference
Selections from WBHM’s 7-part podcast Deliberate Indifference. The podcast traces how Alabama’s prisons became among the most dangerous correctional systems in the nation, where incarcerated men face a near constant threat of violence in overcrowded, critically understaffed facilities.
Excerpt from episode 1, “An Alabama Problem,” which introduces listeners to the Alabama prison crisis that’s been brewing for decades
Excerpt from episode 3, “Habitual Offenders,” which traces the lasting impact of sentencing laws passed decades ago and the difficulty in updating those laws