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Conversations on sensitive matters can challenge even the most hardened journalists. Indeed, getting people to open up and listen to views that oppose their own is a tough skill to master.

Eva Blanc, program and operations associate for The Solutions Journalism Network, provides five ready-to-use questions that can unpack the motivations of an interviewee's opinion and foster deeper listening.

"What do you want to understand about those with whom you disagree?" she offers as an example.

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