“We still have not thought seriously about what it means when a private investigative project — bound by no rules of procedure, answerable to nothing but ratings, shaped only by the ethics and aptitude of its makers — comes to serve as our court of last resort.” The New Yorker’s Kathryn Schulz on how all these popular murder documentaries can go wrong: Dead Certainty. I wonder if viewers see themselves as the jury in the court of last resort or if this isn’t just viewed as another form of entertainment.

+ Quartz: Kenya’s film regulator is calling Netflix a threat to the country’s national security. (He must have seen the new Sandler flick.)