People don’t understand the work of a reporter in court and at times think it is a walk in the park. However this is one of the jobs where too many skills are involved in ensuring that everything going on is captured and is accurate for use in the court. Al the energy of the reporters and their mind should be in the court where the hearing is going on so as to give the correct information. While they are noting down the point and the keywords they should also concentrate on listening to everything that is being said and be quick to write down.
It is essential therefore that the reporter has a little knowledge on matters of the law so that they can make a comprehensive report for the cases. Information filed by the reporters is essential to the court as it is the basis of the decision they make. In cases that include politics it is crucial that there is steno masking reporting being done.
In such cases the report ought to be very careful and very accurate with nothing added or anything extracted from it so as to help in the proceedings. A mask is a recording device that allows the reporter to repeat everything that he was said in the court without any alterations. This device is made together with a silencer such that it doesn’t have to interfere the court since it is only used by the reporter.
During a court session the reporter repeats everything that has been said in the court without including all the instructions that might have been given. A stenograph is a device of reporting in the judge. When a person is using the method that is supposed to mark the happenings through the use of the machine. These machines require to be used by a person who has knowledge and speed. Many people find it hard to use the device because it requires a lot of knowledge, and also everything that is written should be precise and very much accurate.
In most of the cases the lawyers have their computers attached to it so that they can easily access what is being captured in the court Electronic recording is allowed in courts nowadays. Everything that is recorded using the gadgets should be available for everyone. In the past days videos have not been allowed in the court session. It is very much straightforward as there is no much of texting or writing is done. People who can transcript the letter are used in writing down of the news. It gives the judge a relief that their decision was based on the facts provided before them and nothing from the outside or hearsay.