Trial By Media: Netflix’s New Docuseries Looks at TV Ratings vs The Law

A new documentary series from Netflix is heading our way soon and aims to look at how real courtroom dramas have been turned into entertainment and the effect it has on the cases. “Trial By Media”, which arrives May 11th, is a 6-part series that looks at some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history. Throughout the series we will see how the press have contributed to reshaping public perception about guilt or innocence before, during or after a trial.

The trials in the series include the unforgettable Jenny Jones made-for-Court TV murder trials, the sensational story of Rod Blagojevich’s political fall, and the case of Amadou Diallo, an unarmed African immigrant who was shot 41 times by police in New York City.

From Executive Producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov, six televised cases defined by headlines reaching across different areas of the law including the unforgettable Jenny Jones made-for-Court TV murder trials, the sensational story of Rod Blagojevich’s political fall, and the case of Amadou Diallo, an unarmed African immigrant who was shot 41 times by police in New York City.

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