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iReport roundtable: Boot camp, Week 3

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • iReport boot camp calls on iReporters to polish storytelling, get stories on CNN.com
  • Boot Camp roundtable gives the boot campers a chance to get live feedback from our experts
  • Last week's topic was locating sources and fact-checking, hosted by CNN staffers
  • The roundtable begins at 2:00 p.m. ET

Editor's Note: Please scroll down to the comments sections starting at 2:00 p.m. ET to take part in this week's roundtable discussion. Remember to refresh the page to see the latest comments.

(CNN) -- Please join us today at 2:00 p.m. ET for part three of our series of CNN iReport boot camp roundtable discussions. Today's topic will be interviewing.

Getting your sources to open up and conducting a great interview are key to crafting a great story. That's why interviewing is the focus of week three of CNN iReport boot camp, where iReporters work with CNN experts and the iReport community for seven weeks, building a story from start to finish.

CNN.com writer Elizabeth Landau will be giving feedback on several submissions to the interview assignment, and everyone will have a chance to ask Landau questions. CNN writer John Sutter will also be at the roundtable to answer any additional questions about finding sources and interviewing.

We will focus on Landau's feedback for the first half of the roundtable, answering questions pertaining to those iReports. After that, we will open the floor for any questions about interviewing and boot camp.

You can be a part of the discussion, even if you didn't participate in the boot camp assignments. Just check out Elizabeth Landau's post on how to do a great interview, and have your questions ready. You can also read last week's tips on picking your sources and fact checking.

In addition to our expert advice and feedback, we have picked a handful of iReporters, called core iReporters, to give their thoughts about several of this week's submissions.

These core iReporters have selected their top submissions for this week's assignment, which you can read about in the photo gallery above. These core iReporters were chosen by the iReport staff because of the journalism skills they have shown through their iReports.

Click through the gallery to see what these core iReporters had to say for week three of boot camp. And at 2:00 p.m. ET, please come back to the comments section below for our roundtable discussion.

And if you are wondering how to tell who from CNN is joining in on this roundtable conversation, just look for the photos with CNN written under our smiling faces. Let the discussion begin!

 
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