The ABI Reporter E-Letter – January 2018

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The ABI Reporter E-Letter – January 2018

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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • A Broadcast Captioner Sees the Future in Realtime
  • Grammatical Sleuthing: Best Resources for Searching in Print and Online
  • TechLinks: The 21st Century Reporter
  • 14 Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do
  • Hackers are Hacking: You Need a Password Manager
  • A Little Known Dash Rule
  • How to Interrupt Proceedings

From the President

Hello!

Here are some articles that I hope help with ideas for changes and improvements in the coming year.

As a reminder, February 10 through 17 will be Court Reporting and Captioning Week.  Let’s all take this opportunity to promote and celebrate our profession.  Click here for ideas for things you can do, and don’t forget to share them with us so we can let others know what you did.

Best,

Sheila

A Broadcast Captioner Sees the Future in Realtime

By Cathy Penniston

I live in Iowa, but I make my living listening to the Canadian news. I work for The Captioning Group, Inc., based in Calgary, Alberta, as a remote broadcast captioner four days a week. But every Thursday, I take a break from the news and travel to Newton, Iowa, to teach court reporting students at the Des Moines Area Community College. My goal is to share my wealth of experience with my students. I have worked as an official shorthand reporter, a freelance reporter, a CART captioner, and a broadcast captioner, and I bring this real-world experience to my classes.

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Grammatical Sleuthing: Best Resources for Searching in Print and Online

By JCR.com

The JCR recently reached out to NCRA’s Proofreading Advisory Council for recommendations on references for spelling, grammar, and language.  Council members shared their favorite print and online resources, as well as their best online research tips.  The following members shared their responses:

  • Aimee Suhie, RPR, a freelancer in New Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Patricia Miller, CRI, CPE, an instructor in Middletown, Delaware
  • Francesca Ivy, RPR, a freelancer in Metairie, Louisiana
  • Kathy McHugh, RPR, CRR, a freelancer in Audubon, New Jersey

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A Little Known Dash Rule

How to Interrupt Proceedings

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