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PC Audio Editing with Adobe Audition 2.0 by Roger Derry

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10

Reviewing material

10.1 Check there are no missed edits

In news and current affairs broadcasting, many compromises have to be made. Elsewhere, there is less excuse. Traditionally, with quarter inch tape, you would spool back from the end, with the tape against the heads, controlling the speed so that you could hear the speech rhythms. A missed edit, a gap or talkback, would show as a break in the rhythm. Any missed edits that were found could be razor bladed in seconds.

With material prepared on an audio editor, life is not so simple. If the final item is transferred to CDR or DVD there is no way of listening to the recording while this is done. Transferring to DAT involves a real-time copy which can be a good opportunity to review the item. ...

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