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This tipsheet walks you through the research process leading to a good interview, how to come up with the questions, smooth interviewing techniques, and even how to warm up before your interview. From tapping your interviewee's curiosity to getting them to speak to others, to cornering liars, read about Nalder's experience on the art of interviewing. There are also tips on how to deal with reluctant people and interviewees who say: "no more questions, please," and what information not to feed to your source during an interview. Is there anything else you can do after the news story runs? Read this tipsheet and find out how to make your own work, work for you even more.