For journalists, the interview is a key part of the story

Newspapers (10 issues of 'The Last Paper' by latitiudes-flickr on flickr)
Newspapers (10 issues of ‘The Last Paper’ by latitiudes-flickr on flickr)

There are two types of interviews. There’s the combative kind — “Councilman, can you explain why your department spent five trillion dollars on takeaway curry?” — and the collaborative kind — “Why yes, Mrs Miggins, please tell me how you built your cupcake business from scratch.”

via How to be interviewed — Thoughts On Journalism — Medium.

Ah yes. The art of the interview with a twist. Rob Boffard explains to potential subjects how to be interviewed by journalists. The information detailed is spot on, and highly recommended reading for everyone, journalists and non-journalists alike.

Monique Judge
Monique Judge is a writer living in Los Angeles, California. She drinks way too much coffee, has way too much yarn, knows her way around a good bottle of tequila, and loves gifts and surprises.

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