THIS IS AN ACTION ALERT FOR ALL CAPTIONING VIEWERS IN AMERICA!!!
TDI NEEDS YOUR HELP NOW.
February 20, 2014 at 10:30am!
To all consumer advocates, professionals in deafness and hearing loss, and friends who love captioning:
Tomorrow on February 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will hold an Open Meeting on Promoting Quality Closed Captioning to Make Television Programming Accessible to All: The Commission will consider a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that addresses the quality and technical compliance of closed captioning on television programming to ensure that video programming is fully accessible to individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the Commission Meeting Room at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC. It will also be webcast with captions at: //www.fcc.gov/live.
If you can come, great! Look forward to seeing you.
If you cannot attend the meeting, please go to the FCC website at //www.fcc.gov/live, and watch the proceedings, with real-time captioning. TDI recommends that you log in shortly before the meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. EST. (9:30 a.m. CST, 8:30 a.m. MST, or 7:30 a.m. PST)
For the official FCC announcement about this meeting, go to: //transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2014/db0212/DOC-325603A1.pdf