Television or podcast, it's easy to get your true crime fix these days. That's because there's been an influx of true crime shows and podcasts that inspect and analyze both fictional and real-life cases of crime.
What does our obsession with true crime say, legally and socially? Some people question the growing fascination we have with this type of media, suggesting it glorifies criminals while dishonouring victims.
Interestingly, one researcher found that women tended to more often consume this type of media and were seemingly more drawn to better understanding the psychology of the killers. Other psychologists have posited that the fascination is both natural and an important way for individuals to feel better prepared when potentially facing personal calamities.Read More