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The Craft of Interviewing

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John Brady, editor of Writer's Digest and himself an accomplished interviewer, has put together an indispensable guide to the art of questioning. In a lively, down-to-earth manner, "The Craft of Interviewing" covers all aspects of the interview process -- getting the interview, doing research, handling the subject face-to-face, hurdling hazards, getting tough, taking notes ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published August 12th 1977 by Vintage
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Dec 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
Though some of the technology mentioned and tricks-of-the-trade may be outdated (published in 1976 after all), it has a slew of wisdom from those who'd been there before and some basic information to get one started no matter what age of journalism you're in. I would recommend this and I'll definitely keep it on my shelves to refer back to. Some of the stories of blunders and surprises that're interspersed made me laugh. For anyone wanting to understand how to approach people and the ins and out ...more
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Apr 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Parts of this book are humorously outdated, but the overall message of smart interviewing comes through.
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