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43 Min Released Oct 25, 2016

Episode 12: Villains and Vigilantes

In April 2015, a viral post on Facebook about the Boston Marathon kicked off a wave of controversy. In this week’s episode, we explore how that controversy turned into a full-blown movement. Today, a league of at-home vigilante race investigators are changing the way we police marathons online for everyone to see. The story takes us from a race in Pennsylvania to the Boston Marathon to a set of spreadsheets (yes, really) to a runner in a suburb in New Jersey. For those outed online, we wonder if the punishment fits the crime.
Additional Reading:
Dozens Suspected of Cheating to Enter Boston Marathon” by Kit Fox

Marathon Investigation, Derek’s blog
**Episode Credits:
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*Host: Rachel Swaby
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*Producers: Kit Fox, Rachel Swaby
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*Editor: David Weinberg
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*Theme music: Danny Cocke
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*Human Race editor-in-chief: David Willey
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