In the Wake of Serial’s Success, Atlanta Paper Creates a True-Crime Podcast

by: Susannah Nesmith | CJR

In a bit of what might be called fan nonfiction, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has rolled out a podcast modeled on Serial, the smash hit spin-off of This American Life in which Sarah Koenig investigated a murder conviction, sharing with her audience her reporting steps and her own uncertainties about the case.

 

The AJC’s Breakdown explores the case of Justin Chapman, a man convicted of murder in the small west Georgia town of Bremen—pronounced BREE-min, reporter Bill Rankin explains.

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