Interviewees are now empowered with their own blogs, their own ability to speak to the public. Reporters cannot set the terms for interviews, they are seeking information.
Interviewees can question reporter's motives, are they interested in information or in "gotcha moments"? Do they want considered, complete answers or is the reporter interested in characterizing them in a narrative?
Since too many reporters incompletely or incorrectly publish interviewee's words, complete interviews should be made public, even on audio, so the reporter may be checked for accuracy.
Because everyone has (or can have) a blog, interviews can now be conducted in writing, in public, in full view of everyone on the participant's blogs. The questions and answers on separate blogs glued together with hyperlinks. Comments and links to and from other blogs allow the information to be corrected and amplified. This would be a better way, the interviewee can read and improve their answers. The reporter is not the only one with an opportunity to rewrite and edit.
Quotes no longer need to be only published out of context, every quote can link to its context.
The finished story becomes a summary, a table of contents to knowledge.
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