Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a town ravaged by the opioid epidemic, Embedded takes you where the news is happening.
Capital Gazette: "We Are The Newsroom"
Part 4: In our final episode, the Capital Gazette is swept up in the troubles of the newspaper industry. Its corporate owners are making painful cuts, and a hedge fund with an ominous reputation seeks control. Staff members, who survived the 2018 shooting and kept the Capital going, wonder if the paper can last.
Capital Gazette: "I Know He Did It"
Part 3: The Capital Gazette takes on a new beat: itself. As the shooter's case works its way towards trial, the staff tries to balance coverage obligations with personal feelings.
Here is Capital photographer Paul Gillespie's stunning collection of photographs of the newspaper's staff and the families of the victims.
Capital Gazette: "It's OK That We're Alive"
Part 2: How do you try to return to normal after a mass shooting? The Capital Gazette moves into a tiny, temporary office, and staff members confront the challenges of producing a daily paper while dealing with fear and guilt.
Capital Gazette: "A Damn Paper"
Part 1: Five colleagues are shot dead. Everyone is traumatized. On that day, June 28, 2018, what can the remaining staff of the Capital Gazette do that might make a difference? Publish "a damn paper."
Coming Soon: The Capital Gazette
In a new four-part series, Embedded listeners will get to know the surviving staff of The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, MD, where a gunman murdered five people in June 2018.
January 6: Inside The Capitol Siege
You may have seen fragments of footage from the siege on the Capitol. Now, hear from those who lived it.
Just finished the series on the Gazette, and y’all did a spectacular job.
Thank you for doing what you do.
Wonderful Way to Report A Tragedy
Journalism matters. And this is why. Even when a tragedy hits close to home, these individuals have the strength and resilience to report on it. The way y’all told this story made me realize how pivotal this story really was. More people need to listen to this. So much love and good vibes sent your way from an average listener/public citizen. <3
This is an important story and a moving story. You told it so well. Thank you.