This On Poynt webinar with Robert Samuels was originally broadcast on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. Eastern. The replay is available now.
One of the greatest skills a reporter can have is being able to understand another person’s perspective and then share that story. How do you gain someone’s trust that you will treat their story with dignity?
And how do you establish that rapport quickly if your source might be experiencing heightened emotions?
Join Robert Samuels — a Washington Post national political reporter who focuses on the intersection of politics, policy and people — as he offers practical advice about how to connect with sources whose life experiences might differ from yours.