What can you do to help make captioning the default?
First, inform yourself of the closed captioning process so you can easily discuss your concerns.
- A Brief History of Closed Captioning
- Coming to You Live!
- Hearing Loss in America by the Numbers
- How Robocaptioning Breaks the Unwritten Agreements
- Law in Fact, Unenforced in Practice
- The Inequality of Closed Captioning
- Thoughts on Contextual Line Breaking
- Contact the FCC with your complaints
- Contact the sponsors of the programs with which you are having issues
- Contact your state and federal governmental representatives
- File a petition with the FCC
Third, know your rights.
Fourth, expect more, 99% accuracy is still inaccurate.
- The stated goal of closed captioning is to provide equivalency.
- Equivalency is measured by textual accuracy, readable line breaking and well-timed captioning.
Finally, follow us on Twitter @webcaptioning
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