Category Archive for: ‘Closed Captioning’

The FCC Plans Rules to Upgrade Quality of Closed Captioning

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued new, more comprehensive rules designed to increase the quality of closed captions on television. The intent of the rules, announced February 20, 2014 by FCC Chairman Thomas “Tom” Wheeler, is to ensure the deaf and hard of hearing communities have full access to programming. The new rules provide long-requested guidelines, in the form …

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