Hansard: A Multimedia Introduction to Parliamentary Reporting
John Vice (Editor of Debates, Lords Hansard)
The talk will assume interest in but not much knowledge about Hansard and will focus on the challenges of transforming spoken to written English, by looking at three problem areas: Members who use props in their speeches, Members who swear and other kinds of interruptions. John will be open to questions related to his work in recording the proceedings of the House of Lords, from any perspective (i.e. not just linguistic).