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All IN: Crime Junkie

Dec 2, 2019
Tony Valainis

The true crime genre has exploded in the last five years, especially in the world of podcasts. Since the release of the wildly popular “Serial” in 2014, countless true crime podcasts have emerged.

“Crime Junkie” is one of them. The show, produced in Indianapolis, is downloaded millions of times each week—but it’s faced harsh criticism for its loose, lighthearted approach and recent accusations of plagiarism.Since the hosts don’t claim to be journalists, should they get a pass?