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The 411 on Shorthand (and Why It Matters Today)

April 27, 2016 7:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In today’s world, accuracy is key. There’s an increasing demand for verbatim transcript and closed captioning services, which means shorthand reporting is a relevant and essential skill to have. Here are some reasons why shorthand is still important, how it’s used and where you can learn the craft for your own purposes. The Perks of Using Shorthand There are plenty of reasons why shorthand can be a serious asset, for court reporters and journalists alike. Here are just a few. It saves time – Court reporters can write at 225 words per minute or more.  Machine shorthand provided by certified court... View Article