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WNYC’s On the Media: Acquitting the Innocent: Beyond “Serial” and “Making a Murderer”

The widespread popularity of the podcast Serial and the Netflix series Making A Murderer has elevated a new genre of crime stories: not true crime, but true innocence — considering the very real problems of wrongful convictions. Bob talks to Jason Flom, the host of the podcast Wrongful Conviction, about some of the cases he has come across of people being convicted using inaccurate or incomplete evidence.

Listen here.