Popular podcast Serial is back! After breaking into mainstream culture with a season 1 of 12 episodes, Sarah Koenig and her team will try to solve another case and report about it on a podcast. This time, Serial will investigate the case of Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier who has been charged with “desertion with intent to shirk important or hazardous duty” and “misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, unit or place.”
There is a lot of blurry things around Bergdahl’s case as he was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and released five years later. While many celebrated his release, some started accusing Bergdahl, leading to military investigation.
As a reminder, Serial is one of the most successful podcasts to date, breaking the record of the fastest podcast ever to reach 5 million downloads on iTunes. If you’re listening to podcasts today, chances are you’ve already heard of Serial — or maybe you started listening to podcasts with Serial.