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Suppose you've just made a point in a media interview, and the interviewer says, "So what you're saying is..." Count on it, whatever words follow that, your meaning will be modified - anything from a harmless nuance to an emotionally-loaded torpedo that will sink your career. So, when should you say Yes?

"Hi. Josh Turner here, from the Tawa Herald. I'd like to ask you a few questions about... "

I've spoken to many who find that first media call difficult. The way you handle it can make or break the way you're treated. Here are a few tips.