Tip Sheet: Taking Control In Media Interviews: Chris Wallace and Bill Clinton Set An Example

The interview of former President Bill Clinton by Fox News' Chris Wallace created a great deal of media fodder for a couple of weeks earlier this fall. The tempest raged over whether Clinton went

"over the top," whether Wallace was baiting Clinton, or whether the outburst was planned. These are all interesting discussion points, but from a media training perspective, the first few minutes of

the exchange served as a great example of the interviewee taking control.