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 6/7/11 There are three common ways to gather 1. Personal observation--the reporter’s eyewitness account (athletic contests, speeches, demonstrations) 2. Printed or written materials--press releases, prior news articles, etc. 3. Interviews--fact, personal, or group
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 6/7/11 Fact Interview This type of interview is a straightforward question- and-answer conversation intended to get facts and quotations for advance stories or supplementary/follow-up coverage of past events. These are routine interviews and can be conducted over the telephone if necessary.
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 6/7/11 Personal Interview A more formal approach, also called the feature interview. The reporter should prepare a list of questions ahead of time, but be prepared to take a different path of questioning if the situation calls for it.
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 6/7/11 Group Interview 1. Man-on-the-street or inquiring reporter . The reporter asks the same question of interviewees selected at random. The answers may be limited to one or two sentences, and are printed just as given,
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course JOUR 2331 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia Southern University .

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