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'Serial' subject Jay Wilds speaks out for the first time

Jay Wilds was a big part of <i>Serial,</i> the Sarah Koenig-hosted podcast that investigated the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee–but the man who accused Adnan …

Main witness in Serial podcast murder case says he was unfairly portrayed

The main witness in the US murder case at the centre of the hugely popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has said he was portrayed unfairly. Jay Wilds has also said …

Jay Wilds talks about how 'Serial' affected his life

In the final installment of Jay Wilds’ three-part interview with <i>The Intercept,</i> the <i>Serial</i> subject discusses the impact the popular podcast has had on …

Jay Speaks Part 3: The Collateral Damage of an Extremely Popular Podcast about Murder

Today we’re publishing the third and last in a series of exclusive interviews with Jay Wilds. He’s the key witness in the 2000 murder trial of Adnan …

When You Look At The 'Serial' Facts, New Interview With Key Witness Is Totally Frustrating

Fans of "Serial" were given a bit of an epilogue on Monday: Jay Wilds, the state's key witness in its case against Adnan Syed, agreed to an on-the-record interview. He spoke with The Intercept's Natasha Vargas-Cooper about his version of events on the day Baltimore-area teenager Hae Min Lee was …

Is there still a case against Serial's Adnan Syed after Jay Wilds' interview?

Jay Wilds was the key eyewitness in the murder case against Adnan Syed, which Sarah Koenig explored in the course of her podcast-gone-viral Serial. I’ve known Adnan for many years, and I have long believed he was wrongfully convicted in the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee because of Wilds’ testimony.<p>So …

Will Serial's Adnan Syed ever be exonerated or get a new trial?

Everywhere I go, I’m asked whether I think that Adnan Syed “did it”, whether he received a fair trial and whether he has any chance of getting his conviction and life sentence reversed.<p>The answer to the first question is “I don’t know”; to the second, “no”; and to the third, “it will be an uphill …

The Tiny Detail that Is Still Bothering Us About 'Serial'

The show glosses over the unreliability of cell-tower data during a key moment in episode five.<p><i>Warning: This post contains light spoilers.</i><p>I'm not one of those <i>Serial</i> listeners who was disappointed by the ending. <i>Serial</i> was always less of a straight-up whodunnit than it was just great investigative …

Serial, Microhistory, and the Perils of Historical Research

Roy Rogers explores the strengths and weaknesses of 2014 hit podcast "Serial" as work of historical research

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Potential Alibi Witness for Convicted Murderer in ‘Serial’ Breaks Silence With New Affidavit

The former classmate of Adnan Syed’s who could hold the key to unraveling his conviction in the murder of Hae Min Lee has written a new affidavit reasserting that she was with Syed at the exact time the state argued that he killed his ex-girlfriend in 1999, and alleging that the original prosecutor …

A complete guide to every person in the Serial podcast

Serial, the hit podcast from This American Life producer Sarah Koenig, delves into the true crime story of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, a senior at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, Maryland. The most important people in the story are Hae; Adnan Syed, serving a life sentence for her …