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Harvard Style Guide: Interviews

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Interviews (television)

Reference: Last name, Initials of person interviewed. (Year of interview) ‘Title of the interview (if any)’. Interview by/with Interviewer’s First name Last name, Title of publication, Day Month of Publication, page numbers if present.

Example: Kenny, E. (2013) ‘Ireland’s lost generation’. Interviewed by Miriam O’Callaghan, Prime Time, RTE One Television, 15 March.

In-Text-Citation:

  • Interviewee(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Interviewee(s) Last name, Year)

Example:

  • Kenny (2010) claimed in an interview….
  • In an interview on RTE (Kenny, 2010)….

 

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Interviews (newspaper)

Reference: Last name, Initials of person interviewed. (Year of interview) ‘Title of the interview (if any)’. Interview by/with Interviewer’s First name Last name, Title of publication, Day Month of Publication, page numbers if present.  

Example: O’Brien, M. (2014) ‘Achieving success in parenting’. Interview by Siobhan Moynihan, Irish News Weekly, 6 June, p. 56.

In-Text-Citation:

  • Interviewee(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Interviewee(s) Last name, Year)

Example:

  • O’Brien (2014) outlined honesty as key to parenting……
  • Honesty is seen as key to parenting through the teenage years (O’Brien, 2014).

 

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Interviews (in person or virtual)

Reference: Last name, Initials of person interviewed. (Year of interview) ‘Title of the interview (if any)’. Interview by Interviewer’s First name Last name [virtual medium if appropriate], Day Month of interview.  

Example: O'Nally, S.. (2020) ‘Working from home experiences’. Interview by Sorcha Mulryan [Skype], 6 June.

In-Text-Citation:

  • Interviewee(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Interviewee(s) Last name, Year)

Example:

  • O’Nally (2020) talked about the importance of a quiet space……
  • Having a designated quiet space was very important to the interviewee (O'Nally, 2020).

 

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