Oct 042009

Two New Resources in the Fight for Captioning on the Internet

Caption Action 2 has been formed on Facebook to help pass H.R. 3101, the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2009.  The Facebook cause has grown rapidly and already has 10,395 members. Look for some great tools at: http://www.causes.com/captionaction2

They include:

Who’s your Representative? Have you written?

Closed Captioning Content, not just technologies

Mainstream Media Coverage

Also check out the Caption Action 2 Blog: http://captionaction2.blogspot.com

Jamie Berke has clear, easy step by step instructions here on how to write your representative, including how to locate the member of the House of Representatives by giving your state and zip code.

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YouTube Video “We Need Captions Online”

This short video (3 minutes, 17 seconds) is in American Sign Language with captions.  Note that when NVRC viewed it, the captions started automatically; if you don’t see them you may need to click on the arrow at the bottom right of the screen to select them.

YouTube – We Need Captions Online!

– Thanks to NVRC, Fairfax