Interviewer # 1: Jon Stewart Interviewee # 1:Barack Obama
Interview link (URL) or date & network (if watched live) which verifies the interview:
How did the interviewer set the climate (opening/rapport) for the interview?
Using humor to position himself as a willing and open interviewer, Jon Stewart used the Presidents entrance to set the audience at ease. Opening with a self-deprecating joke allows for a non-confrontational interview. Jon Steward recognizes that the charisma of the president, this lets him look like a nice guy, even though he uses the interview to ask tough questions.
What types of body language did the interviewer use?
Jon Stewart employs subtle, yet straightforward uses of the hands while speaking. Using a thumb rather than a finger avoids any confrontation, is a great way of making a point but not ...