- "Making a Murderer" and "Serial" have proved to be very popular
- Issac Bailey: The popularity of reports on injustice reflects the reality that American justice doesn't live up to its ideals
Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for the past two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman Fellow. Twitter: @ijbailey The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)I received a speeding ticket recently for allegedly traveling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone. My reaction to it explains why so many of us have become obsessed with the Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer," and before that, the first year of the podcast "Serial."