Interviews are crucial when looking to fully grasp an understanding of a person or topic. By conducting an interview, you are able to take an in depth look into whatever it is the interview is about. With the right questions, new doors can be opened and new information brought to light.
It is important to avoid yes or no questions as they are short and simple and bring no real importance to the interview. Also, opened-ended questions lead to boring and short answers, so they too should be avoided. The questions that need to be asked are the “why” questions, which is the reason someone would want to be reading/listening to the interview in the first place. Failing to be able to conduct a good interview, can lead to a rough career as a journalist. Or maybe even no career at all.