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Let’s Find Out What Happens On the Job of Being Court Reporters
Court reporters actually have two jobs. The first one is taking down what people say in a trial or deposition. Most people speak at a rate of between 150 and 250 words a minute, and court reporters must record this testimony word for word. To do this reporters use a stenotype machine, which resembles a small typewriter. It only has 22 keys on its keyboard, and more than one key can be pressed at a time to record different combinations of letters to represent a different sound, word, or phrase. The machine prints shorthand symbols on paper and records them on computer disks. Read more …Let's Find Out What Happens On the Job of Being Court Reporters by Scott