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After Exploiting Prisoners for Years, MSNBC Still Won't Cover the National Prison Strike

Click here for reuse options! For 10 years, the reality show "Lockup" has kept the network's ratings afloat on the weekends by exploiting prison labor. The one-month anniversary of the nation’s largest prison strike in history passed Sunday with little fanfare. Since the event began, the strikes—taking place in 29 prisons in 12 states—have received a scattering of coverage, mostly from left-wing press.
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