Journalist Who Broke Jeffrey Dahmer Story Criticizes Inaccuracies in Netflix Series: ‘Not a Helpful Representation’

Journalist Who Broke Jeffrey Dahmer Story Criticizes Inaccuracies in Netflix Series: ‘Not a Helpful Representation’
Netflix’s “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” is a ratings juggernaut for the streaming service, but the Ryan Murphy series has been plagued by ethical complaints since it premiered. Some questioned the effects that of dramatizing such horrifying events could have on the victims’ families, while others are just sick of true crime shows and find the genre incredibly unhelpful.

The latest voice to weigh in on the show is Anne Schwartz, a journalist who broke the story of Dahmer’s killings when she worked as a crime reporter for the Milwaukee Journal in 1991. In a new interview with The Independent, Schwartz criticized the show on different grounds: she thinks it takes too much artistic license, and said that the series “does not bear a great deal of resemblance to the facts of the case.”

Schwartz pointed out that Glenda Cleveland, played by Niecy Nash on the series,
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