Stenographers: How Do They Work?
Merriam-Webster defines "stenographer" as follows: "A person employed chiefly to take and transcribe dictation. "The White House employs several stenographers. Congress employs several stenographers. The Supreme Court employs several stenographers. These takers of dictation cover hundreds of events for the U.S. government, and their transcripts almost always include remarks that can be heard from the attending audiences. Though this is the norm and it has been for several years, there appeared to be some confusion Thursday morning for The Washington Post's White House bureau chief. We're not sure what....MORE