Kary Antholis

Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO. For full biography, see Publisher Biography link.

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Exclusive Interview with the VP of the LA Association of Deputy District Attorneys – Part 1

Kary Antholis: On today’s podcast we present part one of an exclusive three-part conversation with Eric Siddall Vice President of the ADDA the professional association for Deputy District Attorneys of Los Angeles county. In his capacity as Vice President of the ADDA, Eric spoke with me about his path to becoming a prosecutor, his work as a deputy DA and as a leader of the ADDA. We will also explore his response to initiatives aimed at reforming the criminal legal process.  Kary Antholis: Thanks...

Wrongful Convictions and COVID-19 in Prisons (Week 40)

This week at crimestory.com Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson spoke with two Exonerees who were wrongfully convicted based on bad evidence.  And we began a series of stories tracing the week by week development of the media coverage of COVID-19 pandemic in American prisons and jails. On Monday,  we published “Prisoners are humans as well”: An Interview with Marty Tankleff by Amanda and Chris. In 1990, 19-year-old Marty Tankleff was wrongly convicted of the 1988 murder of his parents. After spending over 17 years in prison, a new investigation uncovered the...

A Controversial Case in Oklahoma, Kathie Durst Speaks from the Past and Ohio Prisons (Week 39)

This week at crimestory.com Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson examined a controversial case form Oklahoma, and looked into the plight of the incarcerated in Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic.  And we presented a unique moment in witness testimony in the trial of Robert Durst. On Monday, we published Amanda Knox: “How Could He Be Innocent?”: The Case of Daniel Holtzclaw. In the piece, Amanda examines how Holtzclaw became a poster child for racism, sexism, and abuse of power when he was found guilty of sexually assaulting eight at-risk black women while on duty as an Oklahoma...

Amanda Knox Takes on Tiger King (Week 38)

This week at crimestory.com Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson examined a piece of pop culture that has hit the zeitgeist and also continued their series of interviews on Exoneration and Incarceration in a Time of Pandemic. And we presented another story on testimony given in the trial of Robert Durst. On Monday, we published Amanda Knox on Tiger King: The Rush to Judgement of Carole Baskin. In the piece, Amanda weighs in on Netfilx's documentary series phenomenon Tiger King, suggesting that the treatment of Carole Baskin is "not only unsatisfying but unfair," and is best encapsulated in...

Innocence Files, Judicial Inaction and Buried Alive (Week 37)

This week at crimestory.com Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson formally began to publish two pieces a week in their series Exoneration and Incarceration in a Time of Pandemic. Their pieces will appear on Mondays and Wednesdays each week throughout the crisis. We began the week by presenting my interview with Eric Siddall, Vice President of the Association of Deputy District attorneys about the impact of what he called “Judicial Inaction” in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. On March 24, Eric sent out an email excoriating the presiding judge...

Crime Story Daily Expands to Morning and Afternoon Editions

Beginning Tuesday, April 21, our Crime Story Daily section is expanding from one to two editions each day — an AM edition and a PM edition. We have decided that this is an appropriate time for such an expansion in order to keep our readers apprised of the impact of the COVID-19 public health emergency on the criminal justice and the prison communities around the country. At Crime Story, we have already shifted our coverage in recent weeks by publishing stories about the Los Angeles criminal courts’ responses to the crisis, and by engaging...