The Lead: Dr. Karin Assmann on Interviewing Hesitant Sources


Karin Assmann has reported from Guantanamo Bay “three times” by her count. She’s also convinced multiple CIA directors to interview with her. She joins today’s episode to share her methods for getting an interview with the most hesitant sources, and shares why she became interested in studying newsrooms and working journalists.

Guest: Karin Assmann, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism at the Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.



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