The Word On Captioning

February 10, 2014

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has teed up a vote on a three-part closed-captioning item that will require cable operators and broadcasters to make best efforts to improve their closed captions, but as currently constituted it will not propose fines or include specific standards, as some disability groups had sought, and will defer some tougher calls to the further notice.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/word-captioning/129067

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