ARTICLE: How the interview is crafted in a newsroom


The power process between a journalist and a source shifts during the interview production process, writes Olav Velthuis of University of Amsterdam. In the article, published in the journal Journalism, Velthuis utilizes his four year newsroom experience to analyze in detail how the news interviews are produced at the business desk of a Dutch daily newspaper.

Veltuihs focuses on the power dynamics, multiple social interactions and reciprocal exchanges in the process.

The production of a newspaper interview: Following the story at the business desk of a Dutch daily was published as an online-first version. The article can be accessed here (abstract public).

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