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Professor Jackson Carter
Dr. Deborah Root
Mr. Jeff Crow
True crime podcasts are a favorite among listeners everywhere. Their dramatic, intriguing, real-world stories have a way of pulling in people. Once you have been sucked into this community there is no escaping. For armchair detectives everywhere, true crime podcasts are an entertainment staple. These podcasts tell us stories of the worst criminals known to man. But is there more to these episodes than just a surface-level story? What are the deeper messages that these podcasts are sending?
This paper will look at the use of new journalism styles in new media formats. More specifically, this article looks at narrative journalism and the role it plays in true crime podcasting.
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Sansano, Rachel, "Monsters in Media: A Textual Analysis of True Crime in Narrative Journalism" (2022). Honors Theses. 835.