Using the transcript provided and the taped interview from NPR’s Fresh Air, please answer the following questions about the interview’s structure and execution.
- What is the purpose of this interview’s opening section?
- List any “cursory” questions that are asked during the course of the interview.
- How would you describe Gross’ professional demeanor and speaking style?
- How are the order of these questions structured?
- Which questions are controversial?
- Which questions are confusingly worded?
- Which questions were best?
Follow up questions:
- How would you rate the quality of this interview?
- How would you describe Terry Gross’ style?
- Name one topic from the interview that you would like to learn more about.