When email interviews, once considered ‘a last resort,’ are invaluable for reporters


The method with which a journalist conducts an interview was once a topic of great debate.

In 2012, several journalists who spoke to Poynter about interviewing methods called email “a last resort” and one television producer opined that “email interviews aren’t really interviews.” A decade later, does the sentiment hold true? And does an interview hierarchy — in-person versus phone versus email — still exist within the industry?

The answer, after I emailed several journalists for comment, is complicated.

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