Young journo? Newbie politician? Crikey talked to the experts for tips on how the get the best out of an interview (or at least, avoid the worst).
We've scoured back through the archives to hand out some overdue awards. The top prize should not come as a surprise.
We've scoured our memories and the archives to hand out some overdue awards to the best, worst, most embarrassing and just generally funny political interviews.
Wayne Swan, Nick Minchin and Anne Aly discuss courage under (journalistic) fire, and the dreaded He Who Shall Not Be Named (SPOILER: it's Laurie Oakes).
How do you break down obstinate stonewalling? How do you catch an evasive pollie? Find out, in part one of our brand-new mini-series.