A look at prison radio programs worldwide, with a focus on Canada and Australia. Voices from behind the bars in Australia, including a feature on music inside & on an aboriginal prisoner broadcast. Prison News.
Stark Raven Media Collective
[3:47-23:56] INTERVIEW WITH HEATHER ANDERSON: PRISON RADIO ACROSS THE GLOBE
Interview with Heather, who is researching prison radio programs around the world for her PHD. Focus on Australia and Canada. She also discusses the program she works on in Brisbane, Locked In and the different formats (prisoner-run/focused shows, prison news and info programs).
[28:36 - 31:06] PRISON NEWS
-Expansion plans for Two Fraser Valley jails
-New Brunswick maximum-security prison faces two lockdowns in a three week span
-80 yr old prisoner gets parole after serving various sentences since 1944
[31:41-40:47] MUSIC FROM THE INSIDE
Short documentary focusing on the role of music inside prisons in Australia.
[45:51-55:01] BEYOND THE BARS
Highlights from an Australian Community Radio's (3CR)
broadcast from behind bars for NAIDOC week 2006
(http://www.3cr.org.au/) NAIDOC celebrates the survival of Indigenous culture and the Indigenous contribution to modern Australia.
**Show includes intro/outro, show & station IDs, music and announcements.
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