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Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Radio station WSAU based in Wausau and Stevens Point, Wis., posted an article on Oct. 13, about Oscar-winning deaf actress Marlee Matlin’s reaction to no captioning being provided on warning videos about Hurricane Michael posted on the internet by the Weather Company. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Radio station WSAU based in Wausau and Stevens Point, Wis., posted an article on Oct. 13, about Oscar-winning deaf actress Marlee Matlin’s reaction to no captioning being provided on warning videos about Hurricane Michael posted on the internet by the Weather Company. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Caught in the eye of the storm

By Bobbi Fisher On September 10, Hurricane Florence made her presence known on the weather radar with an alarming size. Forecasters predicted a strong Category 4 hurricane was headed toward the Wilmington, N.C., area – to include where I live and work as an official reporter in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Mandatory evacuations began for our area on Tue., Sept. 11. Mandatory evacuation means, if you choose to stay, you do so at your own risk; rescue … [Continue reading...]

TechLinks: What you need to know to protect against cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are in the news again. And while the reports may focus on elections or high-profile attacks on government or financial organizations, cyberattacks on small- and medium-size businesses are accelerating and increasingly sophisticated. In an effort to keep these kinds of issues at the forefront of members’ minds and give a general background and knowledge, we collected a number of links to articles that can offer information as you … [Continue reading...]

NCRA Board Member participates in elementary school mock trial

NCRA Board Member Cindy L. Isaacsen, RPR, an official court reporter from Olathe, Kan., participated in a mock trial with fifth- and sixth-graders hosted on Oct. 10, by the Santa Fe Trail Elementary School in Shawnee Mission, Kan. The students sat with Johnson County judges, attorneys, a deputy court administrator, and Isaacsen, who helped the students determine if Goldilocks, from “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” was guilty of a crime. These … [Continue reading...]

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By Sue Terry, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC The Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced that it will begin using IBM Watson Captioning, a form of automatic speech … [Read More...]

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Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Radio station WSAU based in Wausau and Stevens Point, Wis., posted an article on Oct. 13, about Oscar-winning deaf actress Marlee Matlin’s reaction to … [Read More...]

NCRA Board Member participates in elementary school mock trial

NCRA Board Member Cindy L. Isaacsen, RPR, an official court reporter from Olathe, Kan., participated in a mock trial with fifth- and sixth-graders … [Read More...]

Gift card winner for early renewal is longtime member

By Brenda Gill Lorrie L. Marchant, RMR, CRR, CRC, a freelance court reporter from Petaluma, Calif., is the winner of a $100 Amazon gift card … [Read More...]

Expanded state leadership program now offers more topic choices

NCRA’s State Leadership Seminars Program now offers more topics for state association leaders to choose from when including a national presentation on … [Read More...]

Caught in the eye of the storm

By Bobbi Fisher On September 10, Hurricane Florence made her presence known on the weather radar with an alarming size. Forecasters predicted a … [Read More...]

NCRA members top list in USCRA realtime contest

NCRA members Sherry Bryant, RMR, CRR, of Harrisburg, Pa., and Doug Zweizig, RDR, CRR, of Towson, Md., both competed in the United States Court … [Read More...]

U.S. Legal Support voted best court reporting and deposition service provider in Texas

U.S. Legal Support, Inc., has been voted 2018’s Best Court Reporting and Deposition Service Provider in Houston by the Texas Lawyer magazine for the … [Read More...]

Captioner is listed as one of eight amazing jobs for early careerists

A blog posted on Oct. 9 by Glassdoor.com names captioning as one of eight top jobs for early careerists to consider. The blog notes that the … [Read More...]

Lexitas climbs to #712 on the list of the fastest-growing 5,000 companies in the U.S.

Inc. magazine revealed that, thanks to an impressive three-year growth rate of 698 percent, Lexitas has reached the rank of No. 712 on the 37th annual … [Read More...]

Recoup your NCRA dues with member discounts

By Natalie Dippenaar According to Chase Cost Management, workers in the legal professions spend an average of $1,000 per person per year on office … [Read More...]

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