12 episodes

Dive deep into the unsolved murder of DNC staff member Seth Rich. From the creators of Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery,” host and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff reveals startling new insights and exclusive interviews in this true-crime podcast. He explores why conspiracy theories continue to have such a powerful hold on the American psyche and who, if anybody, can be held accountable for the harm they cause.

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Dive deep into the unsolved murder of DNC staff member Seth Rich. From the creators of Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery,” host and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff reveals startling new insights and exclusive interviews in this true-crime podcast. He explores why conspiracy theories continue to have such a powerful hold on the American psyche and who, if anybody, can be held accountable for the harm they cause.

    Bonus Episode 6

    Bonus Episode 6

    In this final bonus episode, Yahoo News Editor-in-Chief Dan Klaidman, alongside CNN Contributor Bianna Golodryga, discuss with Michael Isikoff the final installment of Conspiracyland's look into the unsolved murder of Seth Rich. They explore the political purpose of conspiracy theories, the devastating human consequences, as well as their final thoughts on the case.
     
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    • 17 min
    Episode 6: “Collateral damage”

    Episode 6: “Collateral damage”

    Even after the discredited story is retracted, the internet, unwilling to let the story go, takes the case in an entirely new direction, targeting Rich’s brother Aaron as a co-conspirator. The D.C. police explain how the conspiracies are hampering the official investigation into the murder, and author Anna Merlan explains why we are living in a modern golden age for conspiracy theories.
     
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    • 41 min
    Bonus Episode 5

    Bonus Episode 5

    In this bonus episode, Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo News Dan Klaidman and CNN Contributor Bianna Golodryga talk with Conspiracyland host Michael Isikoff about Sean Hannity and his role in peddling the Seth Rich conspiracy and what the consequences have been for Fox News once the story had been debunked.
     
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    • 12 min
    Episode 5: “Fox News fallout”

    Episode 5: “Fox News fallout”

    Sean Hannity heads an extensive campaign on Fox News with an explosive story that quickly crumbles in the face of facts.
     
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    • 32 min
    Bonus Episode 4

    Bonus Episode 4

    In this bonus episode, Isikoff talks in greater detail about how the Seth Rich WikiLeaks story made its way all the way up the ladder at Fox News. From legendary investigative journalist Seymour Hersh to Fox News contributor Rod Wheeler, and even with the uncertainty of the story, it still hits the airwaves.
     
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    • 12 min
    Episode 4: “Fox News fiction”

    Episode 4: “Fox News fiction”

    Dallas money man Ed Butowsky decides to change the narrative of Russian meddling in the presidential election, working behind the scenes to get Fox News to go big on a story that Rich was the leaker to WikiLeaks.
     
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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

BMack626 ,

Well Done!

Deeply researched and engagingly presented.

louforprez ,

Intriguing and exciting

Michael Isikoff delivers a well-documented example of how conspiracy theory develops in America. Within threads of evidence and believability, the death of Seth Rich is questioned as a politically motivated homicide. Soon investigators and even the district attorney rule out a planned hit. By that time, though, political operatives, social media, and even huge media outlets have successfully spread a conspiracy narrative to a vulnerable but willing national consciousness.

Kcmyway ,

Smart , fast paced

Well done, deep ( lots of info ), very interesting. After listening to each episode, anxious for the next. Also , the bonus episodes are great. Looking forward to new projects from this team. Thank you .

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