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#223 The Misery Beat
Guest host Omar Mouallem speaks with the Globe and Mail’s Jana Pruden about her unique work as a crime reporter. In an age of sensationalized true crime podcasts and Netflix docudramas—and with no end in sight—can long form crime reporting reach beyond morbid fascination? For those journalists who cover crime, what are their responsibilities as reporters interviewing the accused? How do they know if they’re being used by calculated manipulators, and if they are, should they still report it? You can read Jana’s story, Fear On The Family Farm here.
March 19, 2018

Guest host Omar Mouallem speaks with the Globe and Mail’s Jana Pruden about her unique work as a crime reporter.

In an age of sensationalized true crime podcasts and Netflix docudramas—and with no end in sight—can long form crime reporting reach beyond morbid fascination?

For those journalists who cover crime, what are their responsibilities as reporters interviewing the accused? How do they know if they’re being used by calculated manipulators, and if they are, should they still report it?

You can read Jana’s story, Fear On The Family Farm here.

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