Oh man oh man. I used to be absolutely obsessed with this magazine back in the day!
Though I'm sure you'll ask about their relationship with SEGA and how they acquired their news stories, there is one thing I'm curious about, simply because the woman is going to be in the call. Not that I expect her to remember any details, or even writing the article. But here goes:
"Francesca, in the seventh issue of the Official Dreamcast Magazine, you wrote a one-page preview about the upcoming release for the game Sonic Adventure 2. In it, you mention something specific - a point in the game where Sonic would either have to control a submarine, or escape it, implying some rudimentary form of branching decision making in the game. Were previews like these written based on information SEGA provided, or were they also rumors gathered from insiders that didn't always have a stellar track record?"
The question could be cleaned up a bit, I'm sure. I'm just trying to write one up quick, but I know it would be super annoying to ask extreme specifics about one thing she wrote in an article that she most likely has no recollection of putting together....hmm. So maybe it could be more along the lines of:
"When Sonic Adventure 2 was announced, did SEGA let you in on the ground floor to write up your previews for the game, or were they secretive, forcing you to look towards other sources that gave information that you knew could turn out to be false?"
A bit more generic, you could throw in how it became one of the swan songs for the system (especially in the United States)...
...but yeah. Something to consider talking about. Here
is the article in question, as well.
Either way, looking forward to what anecdotes they may have to say about the whole thing. Especially when they found out the Dreamcast was being discontinued and the subsequent cancelling of the magazine. Bitter journalists are always fun, haha.