Interviewing: A Guide for Journalists and Writers

Interviewing: A Guide for Journalists and Writers

by Gail Sedorkin

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Interviewing: A Guide for Journalists and Writers by Gail Sedorkin

A new edition of a practical guide to all aspects of interviewing for writers and journalists—from how to use digital tools effectively to what to do when you have no time to prepare Good interviewing is the key to good reporting and great stories, and this book demonstrates step by step how to manage the process. It's a difficult skill to acquire and it can be stressful, but readers will learn how to approach a total strangers and elicit information on a topic about which the reader knows nothing. This guide explains how to prepare, outlines the difference between "soft" and "hard" interviews, and discusses how to make the most of any interview situation. With tips and examples from leading journalists, and covering basic to advanced techniques, this is an essential tool for journalists, journalism teachers, researchers, and writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781742692395
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Gail Sedorkin is a radio and newspaper journalist, a journalism teacher, and the coauthor of Get Your Message Across and Reporting in a Multimedia World.

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