Episode 13: A return to tragedy

Melissa Falkowski hugs one of her students a week after the mass shooting at her school, where 17 people died. Falkowski was returning to her classroom for the first time. She wanted to make sure she was ready before her students returned.[Alessandra Da Pra | Times]
Melissa Falkowski hugs one of her students a week after the mass shooting at her school, where 17 people died. Falkowski was returning to her classroom for the first time. She wanted to make sure she was ready before her students returned.[Alessandra Da Pra | Times]
Published March 14 2018
Updated April 11 2018

Today’s WriteLane is about covering tragedies, with a focus on last month’s Parkland school shooting.

The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times, discussing her stories and answering questions.

The Times’ Lisa Gartner, also a Pulitzer Prize winner, joins this week’s podcast to talk about her story on a teacher returning to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Read her story here: She’s taught at the Parkland high school for 14 years. Can she go back?

A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Times’ website, SoundCloud and iTunes. Go here to listen and subscribe for free on the Podcasts app and iTunes. If you like the show, be sure to leave us a review.

Listeners can submit questions or suggest podcast topics by emailing [email protected] and tune back in each week to hear DeGregory’s answers.

Listen to the latest episode below:

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