Saturday, September 22, 2018

WriteLane

Lane Degregory

Episode 40: Paying it forward

Episode 40: Paying it forward

Today’s podcast is a conversation with Tom Huang, assistant managing editor for features and community engagement at The Dallas Morning News, about the need for - and benefits of - mentoring.A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on ...
Published: 09/18/18
Updated: 09/19/18
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 16: On focus and framing and Stormy

Episode 16: On focus and framing and Stormy

Today’s WriteLane is about learning to focus and frame your stories.This week’s podcast references Stormy at the strip club. A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Times’ website, SoundCloud and iTunes. Go here to ...
Published: 04/04/18
Updated: 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, ...
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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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Episode 35: Young Lane

Episode 35: Young Lane

This week’s podcast focuses on the early years.A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Tampa Bay Times’ website, SoundCloud and iTunes. Go here to listen and subscribe for free on the Podcasts app and iTunes. If you like ...
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Local Craft Beer of the Week: The Falcon Brett IPA, Flying Boat Brewing Co.

Local Craft Beer of the Week: The Falcon Brett IPA, Flying Boat Brewing Co.

Just in time for its first anniversary on Saturday, St. Pete’s Flying Boat Brewing Co. has tapped a beer that pushes the envelope by combining two trends — New England-style IPA and Brett IPA — into one unique brew: The Falcon IPA.By now, you probabl...
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