Interviewing Sources

Wilkerson, Isabel
March 2002
Nieman Reports;Spring2002, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p16
Presents the steps in interviewing the sources of journalists. Concept of the adjustment phase in the interview; Aspects of the moment of connection phase of the interview; Importance of the reinvigoration phase of the interview, where the source feels free to say almost anything. INSET: Be a Reporter, Not a Guest by Mark Kramer.


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