Author: Cathy Bennett

Transcription not as simple as people may think

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Transcription not as simple as people may think

Posted By Cathy Bennett

I just read an interesting article about the expectations people have about transcription and the reality. Until you are a transcriber yourself will you only realise the skill that is required in transcribing difficult audio.

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Police and Criminal Evidence Trannscription

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PACE yourself for PACE Transcription

Posted By Cathy Bennett

PACE Transcription stands for Police and Criminal Evidence. The police and councils record confidential and important interviews onto standard cassette tapes - yes they still use standard C90 cassette tapes!

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Audio Transcription: The raging Bull

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Poorly recorded audio turns transcribers into a raging bull

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Why do people record their interviews in noisy places? That’s the question many transcribers ask when their pedals are in overdrive as they rewind, play, rewind, play over and over again to make sense of the words lost in the background noise. Noise that is quite often oblivious to the interviewer.

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How to get the best from audio transcription

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Transcription….What Happens When

Posted By Cathy Bennett

You are a one-man/woman business. Your business is talking to people, extracting information and then designing your services around their requirements.

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A transcriptionists world, what does it look like?

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Transcriptionist World

Posted By Cathy Bennett

It’s not just hitting keys. Although it may seem to outsiders, that transcription is merely the keystrokes required in order to put on paper what is being said, the transcriber hears it as so much more.

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Why journalists need transcription

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Transcription for Journalists

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Fingertips transcribe interviews for journalists on a regular basis. Our journalists are editors for various newspapers and magazines such as The Daily Telegraph, The Daily dr whoMail, Radio Times, The Guardian, Readers Digest, Culture Magazine, GQ, Ellie Magazine and many more.

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Blog: All about summarised transcription

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Summarised Transcription Explained

Posted By Cathy Bennett

ummarised Transcription is a form of editing. It helps to bring out the key message whilst reducing the more general dialogue, allowing the reader to gain more value in a shorter time.

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Helen Cruse loves transcribing about Higher Education

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Helen Cruse loves transcribing about Higher Education

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I transcribe each week about the QAA, and with two children at University, it is a constant source of information for me.

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Police interview transcription tapes – our top three

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Police interview transcription tapes – our top three

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Sometimes as part of our transcription services we are asked to transcribe police interviews and they are often fascinating insights into police interrogation methods.

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Transcription of interview with Calum Best

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Transcription of interview with Calum Best

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Hi – I’d like to like to tell you about a particularly interesting file that I got recently from Fingertips. It was an interview with Calum Best, George Best’s son and a famous model who is now making a film about his Dad.

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How are you finding working in the heat

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How are you finding working in the heat

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Well it has been in the high 20's and even 30 degrees the last couple of weeks and the weather is here to stay for another month at least, weather forecasters have predicted.

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