“Despite all the opportunities it offers, the true-crime boom — and CrimeCon itself — has put Thomas and other victims’ relatives in some awkward positions. There’s the very real risk of using these new outlets too aggressively and alienating law enforcement. And then there’s the fact that thrill-seeking true-crime fans (and the media serving them) can sometimes forget that Cathy Thomas and other victims were real people, not just characters in a titillating narrative.” Britt Peterson in WaPo Magazine: Victims, Families and America’s Thirst for True-Crime Stories. (Something is wrong when one person’s tragedy is another person’s favorite podcast…)