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Journalist And Educator Frank Sesno Discusses The Importance Of Asking The Right Questions

January 26, 2017

Journalist And Educator Frank Sesno Discusses The Importance Of Asking The Right Questions

Questions help all of us communicate and for journalists they are a way of getting the information needed to report the news. But how many of us know how to ask the right questions, whether on the job or in our daily lives? In this episode of Update-1, Bankrate.com Washington Bureau Chief and former National Press Club President Mark Hamrick (@Hamrickisms) interviews Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank Sesno about the value of questions. Sesno, the director of the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, talks about his new book, "Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions and Spark Change." He also explains the importance of good listening as a means to improving the quality of communication.

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