Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Episode 26: The editing process

Last week, we talked about the writing process. Today, we move to editing. Listen for some pointers.

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Episode 39: ‘What the hell did you do to my daughter?’

Episode 39: ‘What the hell did you do to my daughter?’

This week’s discussion is over a recent story - He was accused of a crime he swore he never committed; she believed her 4-year-old.Most of the questions were provided by Andrew Meacham, the Times' theater critic.A new podcast is available each ...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/12/18
Episode 7: Finding great ideas, part one

Episode 7: Finding great ideas, part one

Today’s podcast focuses on story ideas and how to find great ones.Read the stories mentioned in the podcast here:Still shiningBy Lane DeGregory / Times Staff WriterOn the south side of the city pier, across from the hot dog stand, the old man p...
Published: 09/10/18
Episode 8: Finding great ideas, part two

Episode 8: Finding great ideas, part two

Today’s podcast is the second part of a discussion about story ideas and how to find great ones.Read the stories mentioned in the podcast here:What goes upBy Lane DeGregory / Times Staff WriterIf I make it. How many times do you think Evel Knie...
Published: 09/10/18
Episode 38: The future of journalism

Episode 38: The future of journalism

Meet some of our summer class of interns - Jimena Tavel, McKenna Oxenden, Jack Evans and Justin Trombly. They talk about what drew them to journalism and how motivated they are to be storytellers.And read some of their stories: The Red Tide of 2005, ...
Published: 09/04/18
Updated: 09/05/18
Episode 37: Thirty questions

Episode 37: Thirty questions

This week, we discuss some guiding questions for probing interviews.Here they are:1. Tell me the story of your life?2. What’s your earliest memory?3. Describe your family, house, pets … and how you fit into the dynamics?4. Recreate some f...
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Episode 36: Carving out character

Episode 36: Carving out character

This week’s episode provides tips on what to look for and questions to ask to explore a person’s personality and motives.To read one of the stories referenced in the podcast, go here: Alex Sink pauses her political journey.And read The La...
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