nigel charles wright [nigel]
What is your specialty? What subjects do you deal with?
My fields of interest include ufology, ghosts, cryptozoology, and the paranormal in general. i have been in this field for eleven years now as a full-time writer, and journalist, but my intrest in the paranormal goes back almost forty years now!.
In which media do you presently work or have you worked?
mainly web blogs, magazines, and the occasional radio/tv work
Please list a web address where where one can view an example of your work.
CFZ, nick redfern
What is "news"?
items of interest which should be aired to the public, as they contain information which should be freely available to all
To you, what is objectivity?
to present the facts fairly, and with no added frills or thrill-seeking bits added
What is the best headline you have ever read?
in my local paper..it read "killer seagull attacks woman" it turned out the bird had merely dived onto her head, and pecked her scalp!
What headline would you like to see printed one day in the newspaper?
"cure for all cancers found!"..because i suffered from the disease.
Which paper do you buy on Sundays? Where do you read it?
news of the world..because it still makes me feel like a naughty little boy, looking at things i should not!
Does freedom of expression end where the editorial line begins?
Do you feel that analytical and investigative journalism is being lost?
not yet..but there is a danger that it might
With a camera on every mobile phone, is every citizen becoming a correspondent?
yes, and that is a good thing!
How would you explain the boom of the tabloid press?
the written word still has great power in this world
What is your position regarding the right to privacy of famous people?
they are entitled to it
What can you teach us about the art of the interview?
i would not dare to try and preach to my betters and elders!
Please list well-known people you have interviewed.
none yet!..but i live in hope!
Would you say the journalism blog is revolutionizing the profession?
yes, and i am all in favor of it!
Will the paper press disappear?
not in my lifetime
What are your thoughts of the free papers distributed in cities?
fantastic!..my information for the masses..at no cost!
What is the book you would like to write?
a book which finally manages to describe the common link in all types of paranormal events
Is there a motto or ethical principle that clarifies your decisions in moments of confusion?
treat others as you would be treated yourself
What advice would you give to someone who has just left university and wishes to start in the profession?
you may never get rich doing this!..but, if you use the written word wisely, you may just effect a little change in this world!
nigel charles wright