In this week’s newsletter: Sirin Kale explores a complex case of online harassment in the Guardian’s first true crime podcast, Can I Tell You a Secret? Plus: a Serial special after Adnan Syed’s sentence is overturned
Can I Tell You a Secret?
Widely available, all episodes available from Fri
“We’ve had people round with guns, knives looking for him. It was like a living nightmare.” So begins journalist Sirin Kale’s six-part Guardian true-crime tale about Matthew Hardy, who spent more than a decade stalking women online. Kale talks to victims, Hardy’s ex-neighbours and those who know him, creating a gripping series that’s a vivid human portrait of those affected – and a fascinating tale of what might cause such behaviour. Alexi Duggins
Behind the scenes of real-life films both creepy and chilling in The Dangerous Art of the Documentary.
How can lakes and rivers help to dight climate change? Find out in Waterlands.
Let Dr Laurie Santos change your mind on the process of changing your mind, in The Happiness Lab.Continue reading...