True Crime

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    16 of the most gripping true crime podcasts that will keep you up at night

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    The Exonerated Five will attend the 2019 Emmy Awards with Ava DuVernay

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    Gillian Flynn is ‘disgusted’ by Gone Girl defence in missing person case

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Central Park Five lawyer Linda Fairstein just slammed the Ava DuVernay miniseries

30 years on from the crime, the lawyer still maintains the guilt of the wrongfully convicted teenagers. Now, she has hit back at Netflix for their series.

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The heartbreaking story of the Nineties true crime that gripped New York

The rape of a jogger and the wrongful conviction of a group of teenage boys was the most talked-about crime of the Nineties. Now it's a Netflix miniseries.

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People

Joshua Jackson just perfectly summed up the insidious nature of racial blind spots

Your teen crush Pacey just hit the nail on the head.

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The best podcasts, TV series and books about scammers to binge now

Obsessed with 2019’s breakout fraudsters Anna Delvey and Dirty John? Here are five more must-know cultural binges

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The real life story of Ted Bundy and the women who brought him to justice

The tale of one of America’s most notorious serial killers is also the story of the women who aided in bringing him down

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The Case Against Adnan Syed director on why we’re so obsessed with true crime

“True crime is an addiction, not unlike riding a rollercoaster.”

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Moya Crockett
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How The Case Against Adnan Syed gives Hae Min Lee back her voice

The true crime genre often obscures female victims’ stories – but The Case Against Adnan Syed paints a vivid picture of Hae Min Lee.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Rabia Chaudry on why race and religion are key to The Case Against Adnan Syed

“For me, it’s been really important that people are able to see this story of a Muslim family.”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This true crime podcast says everything about classic manipulators

We challenge you not to be riveted

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Anna Brech
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People

Elizabeth Holmes reportedly never blinks: here’s why that's so important

What it means that the disgraced tech founder was apparently a fan of staring.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Netflix’s Madeleine McCann documentary
Life

Understanding the controversy behind Netflix’s Madeleine McCann documentary

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann focuses on their daughter’s disappearance, but Kate and Gerry McCann have condemned the series.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The shocking details that you didn’t see in Abducted In Plain Sight

Netflix’s chilling true crime documentary actually left a few of its most intense tidbits out.

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Life

Rabia Chaudry on how HBO’s Serial documentary will impact Adnan Syed’s future

The Serial star has warned that the case’s popularity might actually hinder its outcome...

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Alicia Lutes
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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold
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The women killed by Jack the Ripper are finally having their stories told

A new book, opera and TV series explore the lives of the serial killer’s victims. It’s a welcome break from our culture’s obsession with male murderers

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Moya Crockett
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Netflix’s wild true crime doc Abducted in Plain Sight could get a sequel

Filmmaker Skye Borgman left a lot on the cutting room floor, and we want to see it

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Sarah Shaffi
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Win tickets to 'Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel'

The historic Coliseum venue is the perfect setting.

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People

This true crime drama will be your new obsession

Patricia Arquette takes on the role of an overprotective mother

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This is what your fascination with Ted Bundy really says about you

As Netflix pays $9million for a new Ted Bundy biopic, we examine what our obsession with the serial killer really means

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Marianne Eloise
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Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten wants to be paroled this year

She was 19 when she was convicted for her role in Manson’s 1969 killing spree. Now, 50 years later, she wants to be released

Life

The Lorena Bobbitt documentary vows to finally tell her side of the story

The woman who cut off her husband’s penis after years of alleged abuse is the subject of a new true crime series

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