SPJ 21 Journalism Conference • Sept. 2-4, 2021



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September 3rd, 2021 • 2021: Virtual
How to Strengthen an Interview When Talking to Strangers

Interviewing sources is a vital part of being a journalist, but it is often difficult for reporters to get a source to open up and feel comfortable sharing their story. Dean Nelson, a journalist of 40 years and an author of 15 books, stresses the importance of “talking to strangers” and being a strong, compassionate interviewer.



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