What Next

Reconsidering Michael Jackson

How could a documentary change everything when a criminal trial changed nothing?

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If you’re watching the Leaving Neverland documentary about Michael Jackson’s alleged child sexual abuse, you probably want to talk to someone about it: what it left out, what it wants to accomplish, and how it complicates our view of victimhood.

Guest: Slate senior writer Seth Stevenson.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin.