The War of Interviewing

An exploration of the fascinating art of the media interview.

The Most Common Interviewing Mistake

There is no doubt in my mind that one interviewing mistake trumps all others: double- or multi-barrelled questions. I am certain all interviewing coaches and journalism professors preach the importance of asking one question at a time. No matter how many times this simple piece of advice […]

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Establishing Trust & Rapport

Take Your Time That’s one of the most important pieces of advice I can give to inexperienced interviewers. I remember many times at Ryerson University (where I taught in its excellent journalism department for two decades) when a student would come by to interview me and jump […]

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A New Interviewing Book

In 1986 I published Asking Questions: The Art of the Media Interview. It is still in print, although after the publisher returned the rights to me a few years ago (after several printings and a translation into Italian), I have been publishing it myself. It’s a book […]

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