Anna Zaera, director of the blog Surtdecasa.cat, makes a reflection of what is, for her, the interview as a genre. The origin of the interview would be placed in the beginning of the times next to the interpersonal relations.
Philosophy, police investigation, medicine and psychoanalysis have much of an interview, while trying to establish a dialogue between people to discover, in each field, the needs or obtain information.
The interview is not a question-answer dynamic either. The space, time and feeling that is established with the interviewed person take part in the result. Some professionals think that the real interview starts thirty minutes after the talk began.
In the postproduction of the interview is where the headline is actually made and the beginning and ending are written to create surprise and interest about the interviewed. Anna Zaera explains it in the following video: