Rivas provides tips for excelling in court reporting

by Andie Diemer
Oct. 6, 2008

The Burlington Times-News court reporter Keren Rivas talked to Janna Anderson’s Reporting for the Public Good class at Elon University on Oct. 6 about covering crimes, courts and government.

She spoke extensively about how to carefully handle covering these types of stories, since they are atypical from the standard news story and require an extra touch.

Watch what Rivas has to say about learning court jargon and dealing with lawyers who want nothing to do with the media.

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