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Media Circus takes an inside look at private tragedy in the public eye, and explores how the media got it right, got it wrong, and got in the way. In each episode, Victim Advocate and Author Kim Goldman gives us a fresh, behind-the-scenes look into high profile crimes you think you know, told by the victims and their families who were thrust into the spotlight in their most vulnerable moments. Media Circus connects you with the real people beyond the media coverage to share their stories -- in their own words, on their own terms.
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Kiki Doe was living on her own in Manhattan in 2004 when a stranger approached her at the coffee shop where she worked with an interesting proposition. But what Kiki didn’t realize is that this young woman who would become a friend, was actually part of a sophisticated network that would ultimately uncover child prostitution, sex trafficking and the sexual assault of countless young victims, all who’ve suffered at the hands of Jeffrey Epstein and his co-conspirator, Ghislaine Maxwell. Li...
Kelsi was 17 when she drove her sister Libby German and her friend Abby Williams to a local hiking trail. She never saw them again. The next day, Delphi, Indiana residents made an awful discovery. Their two bodies were found, turning the small Indiana town upside down. Follow Kelsi on Twitter.Sponsors: Download the FREE Upside app and use promo code: CIRCUS to get $5 or more cash back. Mejuri.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Andy Ostroy’s wife, actress, director and screenwriter, Adrienne Shelly, was in the prime of her life. On the verge of making it big, married to her love, and mom to a beautiful daughter, she had it all at her fingertips. Until the first day of November in 2006, when everything changed. Follow Andy Ostroy on Twitter. Listen to The Backroom with Andy OstroyVisit AdrienneShellyFoundation.orgSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It was the day after Christmas 1996 in Boulder, Colorado. John and Patsy Ramsey woke early to get ready for a family trip to Michigan. John’s children from a previous marriage were en route to meet them. Their two youngest children were upstairs snuggled in their beds – or so they believed. John and Patsy Ramsey faced the unthinkable. But in the following days, and for the next 25 years, they’d also face scrutiny, accusations and death threats. And they’d be tried over and over again in ...
March 3rd 1991: George Holliday and his wife were awoken by sirens and a helicopter flying low over his apartment complex. The plumber and amateur videographer reached for his brand new Sony Camcorder, went out to the balcony and hit record. What he didn’t realize was he was about to capture what was arguably the first viral video of our time. About 90 feet away, four white LAPD officers were beating a black man named Rodney King, stopped after a high-speed pursuit. At home, his 7 year o...
It was May 4, 2001. Bonny Lee Bakley, wife of Emmy-winning actor Robert Blake, was mysteriously gunned down a block away from Vitello's restaurant in Studio City, California. She was pronounced dead at the scene.The media couldn’t get enough of yet another Hollywood murder case. But many were focused on what would become of Bonny and Robert’s 11-month-old daughter, Rose. That beautiful baby girl, who grew up somewhat hidden from the public, is now a 22-year-old young woman. She’s smart,...
It was the morning of January 6, 2021. Washington DC had been eerily quiet for several months, but this day felt different. Thousands of protesters, representing nearly every state in the nation, began to swarm the United States Capitol building as Congress was set to certify the 2020 presidential election results. Officer Harry Dunn was assigned to the east side of the Capitol, facing the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress.What happened next would leave several dead, 140 plus injured,...
The following episode contains graphic depiction of gun violence, including sounds of gunshots and may be harmful or traumatizing to some audiences. Listener discretion is advised.Fred Guttenberg's daughter Jaime, a freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was murdered when a 19-year-old former student entered and opened fire on students and staff, killing 17, wounding another 17.Since that February day in 2018, and in memory of his daughter Jaime and for all victims of gun violence,...
In 2013, the discovery of Cleveland’s ‘house of horrors’ dominated the headlines. Three women held captive in a home – neighbors completely unaware of the terror that was happening behind closed doors of the house on Seymour Avenue. Gina DeJesus was the youngest of the three, abducted from a busy street while walking home from school – nine years before. Follow and support Gina's work at ClevelandMissing.orgTo continue the conversation, follow Kim on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. ...
6-year-old Jesse Lewis was one of 20 children and six adults killed in Sandy Hook, Connecticut in the deadliest mass shooting in an elementary school in U.S. history… the fourth deadliest U.S. mass shooting ever. You'd think losing her youngest son would be enough grief and pain for one mom to bear, but Alex Jones and his site InfoWars continued to harass, mock and put Scarlett Lewis and her family in danger; until she said enough is enough. Hear her story of healing, resilience and justice f...
Boston Marathon Bombing

Boston Marathon Bombing

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April 15, 2013: Marc Fucarile had no intention of going to the Boston Marathon, until a friend reached out. That proved to be a fateful decision.Two homemade pressure cooker bombs stuffed in backpacks, detonated 14 seconds and just over 200 yards apart, killing three people, injuring hundreds and leading law enforcement on a four day manhunt. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The following episode contains material that may be harmful or traumatizing to some audiences, including discussion of sexual assault and murder. Listener discretion is advised. Amanda Knox was a 20-year-old American college student who had moved to Perugia, Italy in September 2007 for a study abroad program. Just five weeks later, one of her three roommates, British exchange student Meredith Kercher, was found murdered. What happened next would cause a media firestorm and land Amanda in pris...
The following episode contains graphic depiction of a violent hate crime and may be harmful or traumatizing to some audiences. Listener discretion is advised. Matthew Shepard was a 21-year-old, openly gay college student at the University of Wyoming when he met two young men in a bar. What happened next would become one of the most notorious anti-gay hate crimes in American history. Host Kim Goldman talks with Matthew's mother, Judy Shepard, who shares her family's traumatic story, the m...
Each episode of Media Circus will take an in-depth look at cases that rattled the world. Stories will include parent advocates like Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, who was a victim of one of the biggest hate crimes of our time, and Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter was killed in the Parkland school shooting. You’ll also hear directly from victims like Kiki Doe, one of the many whose lives were forever changed by sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and Gina DeJesus, an Ohio girl who, at the a...
Media Circus takes an inside look at private tragedy in the public eye, and explores how the media got it right, got it wrong, and got in the way. In each episode, Victim Advocate and Author Kim Goldman gives us a fresh, behind-the-scenes look into high profile crimes you think you know, told by the victims and their families who were thrust into the spotlight in their most vulnerable moments. Media Circus connects you with the real people beyond the media coverage to share their stories -- i...
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Andrea

King was as much a thug as OJ

Apr 15th
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Melissa

I think the person that killed JonBenet Ramsey is another parent of the pageants that they went to over the years. Those parents are serious about their kids winning and I think a mother was just fed up with that little girl winning every time. But that's just my opinion.

Sep 6th
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Melissa

new episodes please

Dec 31st
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deb dichiara

I miss your program.

Dec 30th
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Andrea

RK had a rap sheet a mile long.

Nov 17th
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j law

I am so thankful for this, and deeply moved 🙏. What is very clear to me is that your precious loved ones are living through you both, Scarlett and Kim! The courage of Ron and Jesse is YOUR courage, and I am inspired to live in that courage myself. Thank you.

Sep 20th
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ID25289515

How do you know Amanda Knox did not commit murder? Were you there? Meredith deserves better than this!

Aug 3rd
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Jennifer S

This really hurt my heart. 😥

Aug 2nd
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Charlie Wise

Give it to Jesus

Jul 17th
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Charlie Wise

President Trump's point was the focus was on something that was a hoax instead the facts about the shooting

Jul 17th
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Charlie Wise

It's not a gun issue

Jul 17th
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