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2nd Read

2nd Read is a podcast born from The Herald-Times newsroom in Bloomington, Ind. Our reporters aim to share stories proving why local journalism matters.

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The Murdered & the Missing: Shaylyn, Part 2

Laura Lane and Abby Tonsing continue telling their story of covering the abduction and death of a 15-month-old child. In part two, the journalists discuss the prosecution of her killer and their pursuit of unattainable closure.This episode contains information about the assault and death of a very young child. Listener discretion is advised.Produced by: Jenny Tilley, with assistance from Bri Kirkham, Laura Lane, Abby Tonsing and Jeremy Hogan.Sponsor: Green & Schultz Trial Lawyers

28mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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The Murdered & the Missing: Shaylyn, Part 1

When a baby goes missing in a nearby county, two reporters and a photographer mobilize. In part one of a two-part episode, senior reporter Laura Lane and former crime reporter Abby Tonsing discuss the most horrific case they've covered as journalists.This episode contains information about the assault and death of a very young child. Listener discretion is advised.Produced by: Jenny Tilley, with assistance from Bri Kirkham, Laura Lane, Abby Tonsing and Jeremy Hogan.Sponsor: Green & Schultz Trial Lawyers

28mins

1 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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The Murdered & the Missing: Who killed Ann?

A woman wonders what happened to her childhood friend, and a relative recently launched a social media campaign to keep the investigation alive. But Indiana State Police won't release records related to the 42-year-old cold case. We revisit the 1977 murder of Ann Harmeier, who was killed on her way from her home in Cambridge City back to Bloomington, where she was a student at Indiana University.This episode contains information about the murder of a young woman. Listener discretion is advised.Produced by: Jenny TilleySponsor: Green & Schultz Trial LawyersRecorded at The Mill in Bloomington, Indiana.

30mins

16 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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Ep. 15: Meet the Editors

A panel discussion Aug. 21 in Bloomington focused on the landscape of news coverage in our community, a renewed focus on keeping the community informed of regional news with impact, and the transitions we’ve gone through in the past year. Panelists included:- Alan Achkar, GateHouse Indiana State Editor & Executive Editor of The South Bend Tribune- Rich Jackson, Executive Editor of The Hoosier Times- Emily Ernsberger, Hoosier Times regional Reporter- Miles Flynn, Managing Editor, Paoli News-Republican & Springs Valley Herald- Stephen Crane, Managing Editor, The Reporter-Times & Mooresville-Decatur Times- Brian Kaufman, Managing Editor, The Times-MailFind all of their newspapers at HoosierTimes.com.

1hr 5mins

27 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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Ep. 14: Farmers' market season

In June, reporter Kurt Christian drove to Schooner Creek Farm to investigate allegations of white supremacy against a Bloomington Community Farmers' Market vendor.

16mins

9 Aug 2019

Rank #5