True Crime fandom can often be fraught with ethical questions, and this is exactly as it should be. Using what will be the worst thing that has ever happened in many people's lives, as what is essentially a form of entertainment, can bring us too uncomfortable places. Amoung the true crime community there is always discussions of what is and is not appropriate. How do we refer to victims? Which kind of crimes do we choose to focus on? How much detail of the violence do we need to give out?
Evil Has A Name – The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer: A True Crime Podcast
The unpretentious, no frills way that Debbie presents us with the series of events, and their ultimate effect on her life, with very few interuptions is a masterclass in letting a story tell itself, and should be considered gold standard for true crime podcasting everywhere.
The Halifax Slasher: A True Crime Podcast
True crime bares as much relation to crime fiction as commercial historical non-fiction does to fantasy. They make solid foundations, but you don't want to build the rest of the house out of it.
True Crime Audiobook Review: Killing for Company
You can buy the book in the True Crime Fiction bookshop here. Killing for Company, by Brian Masters is a slightly different offering in the True Crime genre, but definitely one I would suggest could become part of the cannon. I picked it up after watching the ITV drama Des, which features David Tennant, eerily …
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