- Not Exactly Rocket Science
When Interviewees Record! An experiment/interview on journalism
How can journalists make the most of the interviews that they do? And how can interviewees protect themselves from being misquoted? I’ve been thinking about both of these questions for some time and was delighted when an excellent opportunity presented itself for testing a potential answer.
A few weeks ago, Zoe Corbyn asked to interview me about science journalism and blogging for a feature she was writing for the Times Higher Education Supplement. I agreed and suggested that we try a little experiment: I would record the interview myself, transcribe it and post it here to coincide with her piece.
During a Twitter discussion, Ed Gerstner suggested to me that interviewees could do the same thing, recording their own