Gregg Notes No 1 with Key -1915

Today I uploaded Gregg Notes No. 1 (1915) to the Internet Archive. The link is included at the end of this post. This book is from the Gregg Court Reporting Series. There are two court testimonies and two jury charges written in Gregg Shorthand. The shorthand matches the 1902 Gregg Shorthand manual. The separate book…

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The Legends of Shorthand

I just found this book in Amazon and eBay. Mr. Tursi is President of the NY State Court Reporter’s Association, and founder, director, and instructor at the Verbatim School of Court Reporting in Long Island, NY. He wrote this book in 2015. It has chapters on Mr. Pitman, Dr. Gregg, Mr. Dupraw, and Mr. Swem,…

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Field Notes Byline Reporter’s Notebook

If there are any Gregg reporters here, you might find this new special edition reporting notebook interesting.  CBS reporter John Dickerson helped with its design.  This is not Gregg-ruled, but Collegiate-ruled (I suppose that could bring up a whole debate about whether Gregg ruling is too wide or not).  For info and a video of…

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Anyone Use Gregg to Record Dialogue?

Hello everyone. I am a reporter who learned Gregg shorthand a bit years ago. Now I want to master the technique to help me record dialogue, as my goal is to use it for stories in newspapers and magazines. Do any members on this site use Gregg for this purpose? If so, did Gregg help…

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A Commission Contract Case

This example of testimony dictation written in pre-anniversary was serialized in the February 1925 to January 1926 issues of The Gregg Writer. The key follows the shorthand plates. Attachment: a-commission-contract-case.pdf

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Judge’s Charge to the Jury

The following jury charge selection was written in Anniversary Gregg, with the use of numerous reporting shortcuts. It was serialized in the September 1930 to February 1931 issues of The Gregg Writer. Can you identify all the reporting shortcuts in the piece? Attachment: judges-charge-to-the-jury.pdf

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Reporter position in Chile

Since five years ago, I haven’t seen this kind of position offer: http://www.senado.cl/concurso-publico-escalafon-de-la-redaccion-de-sesiones/prontus_senado/2013-03-04/092615.html In brief, it’s a call for two reporters position for the Chilean Senate. Deadline: tomorrow… 🙁 Anyway, I thought about it and it’s difficult for me to move to Santiago (1.800 kms from my present city). Main requirements: nationality, proved shorthand command,…

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A negligence case

The following plates written by Martin Dupraw were serialized in the February to June 1936 issues of The Gregg Writer. Can you decipher his writing? Attachment: a-negligence-case.pdf

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Court Reporting Contest: How fast is fast?

This is kind of fun. I don’t know if it’s already been covered here, but I didn’t find it. In  the course of reading old threads and following links I came across this  video. This shows machine reporting, but this woman shares with us some of how she prepares for contests. How Does 280 WPM…

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Gregg Reporting Shortcuts

Today the mail carrier brought the first to arrive of a list of books I ordered during my mini-book-buying-binge last week. Today’s book is Gregg Reporting Shortcuts. (Total price = $6.) I wasn’t sure I needed this, but now I am quite elated. I was reading last night in one of the first editions of…

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