Adnan Syed

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HBO Is Making a True-Crime Series About Adnan Syed from 'Serial'

The new show picks up where the podcast left off.
River Donaghey
5.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Adnan Syed from 'Serial' Is Getting a New Trial

An appeals court ruled that his attorney's failure to call up an alibi witness in 2000 warrants Syed another shot at proving his innocence in his girlfriend's murder.
Drew Schwartz
3.29.18
Culture

'Serial' Producer Julie Snyder on the Freedom and Power of Podcasting

She's the woman responsible for the most popular podcast on earth. We called her up to ask what's next, and what role the genre could play in the so-called New America.
Emma Watts
12.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Adnan Syed's Lawyer Is Trying to Get Him Out on Bail

Syed's lawyer has filed a motion to get him out on bail just a few months after a Baltimore judge granted the 'Serial' subject a new trial.
Lauren Messman
10.24.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Biden says Sanders will endorse Clinton, Turkish police discover an ISIS cell in Istanbul, the Taiwanese navy accidentally fired a supersonic missile toward China, and more in today's Morning Bulletin.
Vice Beta
7.1.16
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We Meet a 'Serial' Fan Who Quit His Job to Investigate Crimes on Today's 'Daily VICE'

We talk to a fire chief who became so obsessed with the 'Serial' podcast that he gave up his career to investigate Adnan Syed's case—and other alleged wrongful convictions—full-time.
VICE Staff
2.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Adnan from 'Serial' Is Hoping to Get Out of Jail on a Cellphone-Related Technicality

It's all because of a fax cover page from 1999.
Mike Pearl
8.25.15
News

Adnan Syed from 'Serial' May Be Inching Closer to Receiving a New Trial

A Monday ruling offers hope of new witness testimony for the man convicted of murder in 2000.
Mike Pearl
5.19.15
Podcasts

The Tiny Detail that Is Still Bothering Us About 'Serial'

The show glosses over the unreliability of cell-tower data during a key moment in episode five.
Erik Franco
12.25.14