This week's episode explores the possibilities and the pitfalls of true crime coverage in the 21st cent
The case of Nicola Bulley, who went missing in a rural English village in January 2023, highlighted the concerns that many people have over true crime coverage, unregulated on the internet.
But true crime amateurs and ‘armchair detectives’ have been known to solve crimes and create awareness; often using unique methods.
For this episode, Robyn Montague is joined by Dr Megan Hoffman and Dr Simon Hobbs from the School of Art, Design & Performance at the University of Portsmouth to explore the possibilities and the pitfalls of true crime coverage in the 21st century
Nicola Bulley death: man arrested over alleged malicious communications: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/mar/08/man-arrested-malicious-communications-nicola-bulley-death
The Survivors Guide to True Crime: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChPfiuzmmkdg1J6jYyX-O6A
Sarah Turney: https://twitter.com/SarahETurney?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
University of Portsmouth research: https://www.port.ac.uk/research/
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