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The Jinx and Serial

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Does Success Of HBO's 'The Jinx' Herald New Form Of True-Crime TV?, Eric Deggans

Deggans, Eric. "Does Success Of HBO's 'The Jinx' Herald New Form Of True-Crime TV?" NPR Arts & Life. NPR.org, 16 Mar. 2015. Web. 24 Mar. 2016.

What is the author's primary purpose in comparing the Serial podcast to The Jinx in paragraph 15 ("Like the popular…")?

A

To emphasize that both programs are part of a new media genre.

B

To bolster the claim that The Jinx is a more fulfilling program due to the ending.

C

To promote the Serial podcast due to its connection with The Jinx.

D

To juxtapose true crime stories that are told through different mediums.