Why Are We Fascinated With True Crime?

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 10:22AM
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(Photo / NZ Herald)

Why Are We Fascinated With True Crime?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 10:22AM

What is it about true crime documentaries that draws so many people in?

TV, film makers; and according to ABC Australia nearly half of all podcast users have a taste for it.

Research also shows that more women are listening to true crime podcasts than men.

Tim Dower asked Associate Psychology Professor and crime psychology expert Amanda Vicary if a fascination with true crime is healthy.

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