Judge rules to restore reporter’s White House press pass
By Angie Baldelomar A federal judge ruled on Nov. 16 that the White House should restore CNN White H
How to Become a Court Reporter
Court reporters — often referred to as stenographers or short hand reporters — are the professionals called upon to ensure that all spoken words and gestures of a proceeding are recorded to produce an accurate transcript. These courtroom professionals, who are often referred to as guardians of the record, must be impartial, responsible, and reliable, and they must be properly educated, trained, and certified to expertly…
With a workforce shortage in Maine, here’s what some recruiters want employers to know
Even though his players tease him for it, the coach of the University of Maine football team often likes to stress that it’s “a major Division I college program” during interviews and in team meetings.
How To Spot A Fake Court Reporter
There are some things that can be faked without dire consequences–high-end bags, shoes, watches, and apparel, to name a few. Whenever I visit New York, I’m amazed by the number of street vendors peddling an array of counterfeited luxury items, everything from Lois Vuitton to Rolex. While I would agree with Milton Pedraza, CEO of... Read more »
How an undercover female reporter just brought down a posh London charity
LONDON - Wanted: attractive young women wearing sexy underpants to serve as hostesses for British business bigwigs at drunken old-boys-only charity affair In 2018 When tabloid-style news of this event broke in the usually decorous Financial Times on Wednesday, the recoil was immediate. The story of well-heeled men acting badly was not exactly Britain's #MeToo moment. London has been the scene of alleged acts of sexual…
How To Become A Court Reporter
Court reporting has been often been viewed as a dead art. Dead?! Not even just a dying art? Nope, dead as a dodo, especially given that stenographers were phased out of English and Welsh courts by 2012 Back in the day, court reporters used to tap away on stenographers, using their special keyboards that don’t contain all 26 letters of the alphabet (what?!) and draw on their own dictionary of shortforms to transcribe court proceedings. For example, in the language of court…
Court Reporting and Captioning Week Day 3: How to Become a Court Reporter
Thinking court reporting might be a career for you? Listed are info, schools, and motivation to become a court reporter.
What a rush: AP reporter zip lines off the Eiffel Tower
PARIS (AP) — What could possibly go wrong?I was 122 meters (400 feet) up on the Eiffel Tower, with Paris spread out in all its glory in miniature
4 Major Challenges for Court Reporters to Overcome
There are many obstacles that have to be overcome on a regular basis if you want to be a successful court reporter. Here are 4 common challenges faced by court reporters
What Makes a Great Court Reporter? (21 TIPS)
Since I have been a court reporter for 25-plus years (I won’t admit to exactly how many) I often think about what qualities define a great court reporter. Thi
A reporter pursued a grim tip about teen slaves. Now he’s a national hero.
One day in June, Swe Win, chief correspondent for independent news agency Myanmar Now, walked into a tailor shop in downtown Yangon. He announced that he was a businessman going to Europe for the first time, and he wanted to order the most expensive suits available. “The most important thing for me was just to […]
How tips from citizens helped solve car bombing of Republic reporter Don Bolles
Reward money in the case of slain Republic reporter Don Bolles was doled out in a way that showed the piecemeal nature of the investigation.
Top Tips From a Court Reporter: Sleep
When asked what her top tips for reporters are, this is just one of the tips that Kelly wanted to share with her colleagues. That is great advice, not only for reporters but, for everyone. Why is sleep so important? Sleep is essential to our mental, physical and emotional well-being. It also can protect our quality of life and safety Sleep helps your brain work properly. During sleep the neurons in your brain fire nearly as much as they do while you are…
Tennessee high court rules for reporter in defamation suit
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Supreme Court on Wednesday expanded protections for reporters by ruling they can only be held liable for defamation if their reporting is not fair and accurate, regardless of their personal feelings toward a subject Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk sued investigative reporter Phil Williams for defamation in 2016, arguing there is an exception to a law that protects journalists when…
Texas court halts Juan Segundo execution amid questions of intellectual disability
For the second time this year, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped an upcoming execution. And for the second time this year it was because of
What toppled Bill O’Reilly? A reporter’s hunch, a cold call, and a Pilates class.
The email on October 14, 2016, from a New York Times reporter, asked Wendy Walsh to call when she had a chance. Walsh was used to getting emails like these. As she walked to her car in the faculty parking lot at California State University, she called Emily Steel, who told Walsh she was investigating […]
Women learn self-defense in Mt. Pleasant class
With her feet firmly planted on the floor, Diana Covarrubias took her best palm heel shot at the cushion in front of her father-in-law’s chest at a fitness studio in Mt. Pleasant Saturday.
Guide Dog Center Aims To Ease Shortage For Blind Israelis
About 1 percent of blind Israelis own a guide dog, on the lower end of the scale for global ownership. The Israel Guide Dog Center is the only option.
What Do Court Reporters Do To Get Through Those Long Legal Depositions?
COURT REPORTING - Tricks of the Trade After 15 years of deposition reporting, I have learned a few things about making a day of typing a little more comfortabl
10 Mannerisms You Must Follow When Working With a Court Reporter
If you work with a court reporter on a frequent basis, you will need to learn proper etiquette and a few mannerisms that will help them do their jobs more ef...