Paul Cheston is the last specialist court reporter for newspapers in the UK. Court reporting may be a dying trade, but Cheston feels that this leaves gaps in the market for investigators to fill.
This year at the CIJ Summer School, he offered a practical guide to court reporting which we have summarised below…
Why you should report the courts
Cheston’s reasons for the importance of court reporting and why he enjoys the craft include: Continue reading →
Following the previous video of Heather Brooke on the Help Me Investigate blog, Heather provides further tips on using the Data Protection Act on Help Me Investigate: Health and Help Me Investigate: Welfare.
Her advice on investigating health, welfare and crime:
And on using the Data Protection Act: