Telling True Crime: First Do No Harm

As I juggle the completion of 2 books and the launch of “River City Charlie – The Military True Crime Podcast,” I’m constantly amazed at the insensitivity and glee that some podcasts present tragedies. I believe we can tell compelling stories without resorting to callousness. Tell these stories because it matters. These are REAL people who deserve a VOICE. And human tragedy should never be a commodity that does nothing but give people kicks. I find that approach incredibly disturbing.

As the following article demonstrates, there is a growing concern at the heartless and harmful manner that some podcasters treat crime victims and those they left behind.

Murder, they podcast

 

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