Serial, a podcast spun off from This American Life, released its first twelve episode season over the course of fall 2014 and quickly became one of the most downloaded podcasts in history. Hosted by Sarah Koenig, it shares a true story, unfolding the details week by week. Season one shares the case of Adnan Syed who has been in jail since he was found guilty for the murder of his girlfriend in 1999, yet still maintains his innocence. Using her background in investigative journalism, Koenig looks into the details of the case and shares them over the season, trying to find the truth. This week on BTR Pulse, Sarah Fraser asks Serial listeners whether it the show exploits a tragedy or seeks justice.
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