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How do I, as a reporter, tell the story of a student being bullied?

The question came up in a thread on the blue linked within and it was suggested that I come here. How do I tell the story of a disabled student's fight against bullying? How do I not make her a victim while still making an impact? [more inside]
posted by none of these will bring disaster on Sep 13, 2013 - 24 answers

How do I record a phone interview on an outgoing call?

I'm doing some freelance journalism-y things, and I sometimes need to interview people over the phone whilst plugging away at my "day job." How do I record these calls? I have an iphone 4, if that makes a difference. [more inside]
posted by ablazingsaddle on Apr 12, 2013 - 11 answers

Help me become the next Barbara Walters/Charlie Rose

I want to be great at interviewing people, but going to journalism school isn't an option. What books will help me most? How do I learn to recognize and ask great questions? How do I prepare? Who are exceptional interviewers I should check out, and what do you think I can specifically learn from them?
posted by ferdinandcc on Mar 25, 2013 - 28 answers

Ask me no more questions/tell me know more lies

What are your tips for conducting freelance journalistic-type interviews for articles/non-fiction essays/books? [more inside]
posted by holdkris99 on Feb 25, 2012 - 8 answers

Talk to me. (Please).

How do journalists/authors go about finding their interview subjects? [more inside]
posted by caoimhe on May 12, 2011 - 16 answers

Why do interviewed scientists all have geometric screensavers or visualizations running?

Why do TV journalists always get scientists to run a screen saver or mp3 player visualization in the background? [more inside]
posted by srboisvert on Sep 30, 2010 - 20 answers

So, you're a musician, how is that going for you?

I have an ongoing opportunity to interview musicians, but I've been fearful of being the most boring interviewer ever, or at least failing to pull the musician out of Dull Interview Mode and into Chatting Naturally About Interesting Things Mode. With that, I'm looking for tips and ideas for interviewing people, and/or examples of really good interviews. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jul 8, 2010 - 23 answers

No Comment

What is the process like for top-tier celebrity interviews? [more inside]
posted by amicamentis on Jul 4, 2010 - 7 answers

Questions about PR job interview

Oh my! I've been shortlisted for a PR job at a university. AskMe, what might they ask me at the interview, and have you any tips as to how I ought answer? [more inside]
posted by t0astie on Jun 14, 2009 - 6 answers

Tell me about your childhood....

How do I extract information from people? I'm a self-taught journalist who profiles people in my community. Interviews always go well when we discuss the interviewee's special area of knowledge, but I stall when trying to move beyond that. [more inside]
posted by Jason and Laszlo on Apr 25, 2009 - 13 answers

Journalists: how do you organize your notes?

Interview and note organization tips for journalists and non-fiction writers? [more inside]
posted by NikitaNikita on Mar 7, 2009 - 8 answers

Tell me about "Tell me about" ... if you'd be so very kind.

Every time I hear a journalist say "Tell me about ..." when interviewing someone on television, I get really annoyed. It seems so incredibly presumptuous, pompous and impolite to demand an answer of a guest like that. Yet it happens all over the world. Is this standard journalistic practice? What's the reasoning behind it? Anyone else feel the same way or am I being a relic? [more inside]
posted by zaebiz on May 9, 2008 - 39 answers

Help Me Find People

How can I find and approach supporters of one of the Democratic candidates in a medium sized town in Ohio (about 25,000 people) in order to interview and possibly film them? [more inside]
posted by billysumday on Feb 6, 2008 - 8 answers

How do I contact celebrities for interviews?

Where do I find the contact information for the press people/managers of celebrities (actors and the like) to interview them? [more inside]
posted by PandemicSoul on Aug 15, 2007 - 7 answers

AP Stylebook? I don't need no AP Stylebook.

Journalistic standards aside, should I use my subject's first or last name in a magazine profile? [more inside]
posted by SashaPT on Jun 29, 2007 - 18 answers

How can I learn more about contemporary art?

How can I quickly learn a lot about the contemporary art scene? [more inside]
posted by Cochise on Feb 11, 2007 - 13 answers

Meet the press

Tomorrow I have a telephone interview for a job at a regional metro daily newspaper. What might they ask me? And, er, how should I answer? [more inside]
posted by t0astie on May 27, 2006 - 13 answers

Interviewing tips

Interview tips. [more inside]
posted by Zosia Blue on Oct 12, 2005 - 15 answers

Audio enhancement question

What are the best tricks, using an audio program like Audacity, for improving a recording of a phone interview where the other guy sounds really quiet, but your voice is loud? What compression/decibal settings are typically best, and what other effects will bring the quiet voice up -- perhaps without making the loud voice much louder? [more inside]
posted by inksyndicate on Mar 9, 2005 - 9 answers

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