Prisoners should be speedy to use Facebook and Skype

The Ministry of Justice could take a some-more talented proceed to a accessing of amicable media by condemned prisoners (Prison chiefs onslaught to control use of amicable media by inmates, 10 July). Prisoners could be rapid to use Facebook and Skype to say family ties. Prison preparation classes could be used to rise amicable media programmes around jail life. In a US such an proceed has been adopted re a Ear Hustle podcast from San Quentin, and there exists a UK fashion with National Prison Radio, that has helped learn editing, presentation, prolongation and announcement skills.

The Prison Service and a Ministry of Justice now accept that in-cell telephones will assistance keep and urge family life. Wider entrance to amicable media could also support in this, and denote creativity with courtesy to approaches to remedial works and education. Perhaps a Ministry of Justice’s feeling is since small of this has survived a purgation mattock and all many prisoners could currently uncover on amicable media is 23-hour bang-up and a widespread use of spice, all enlivened by a occasional riot.
Nick Moss
London

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