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Subtitle Now! Day of Action: 6 June 2012

Tomorrow on 6th June (6/6) we are joining #CaptionTHIS campaign in the USA as a day of action using social media to highlight the lack of online subtitling using the hashtag #subtitlesnow on twitter, facebook and email. Adding to that is the quality (or lack of). We are telling websites, broadcasters and the UK government how they fail to subtitle (caption) video content, online streaming, news and live broadcasting online for the UK population. Deaf... 
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How deaf people will be missing out on the Jubilee Celebrations this bank holiday

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What people are saying on twitter about #subtitlesnow

The support for #subtitles now has been fantastic. Not only has it reached over 14,629 twitter accounts it’s really showing that we deafies are totally missing out in the digital revolution of video and audio. In a mater of hours we have a team of admins working with the Subtitles Now FB group who have been brilliant (thank you Suzie Jones). The hundreds of comments show that there is much to be done about the failure to include deaf and hard... 
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Battle for accessible tickets – update Arsenal Football Club respond

Samantha’s frustrations and hurdles she has had to jump through just to get tickets for Coldplay and her complaints about the inaccessible seating arrangements at Arsenal Emirates Stadium have prompted a response … The same section responsible for the Disabled ticket booking system at Arsenal are going to: “… fully consider all the points raised by Samantha … about the problems she had with booking her Coldplay tickets,... 
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Accessible Coldplay Tickets: A Battle Lost?

Guest post by Samantha (written jointly with PeskyPeople) UPDATE: 28th May 2012 Hi again, Samantha here. I thought I’d update this post, as the Coldplay concert is this Friday, and we’re no further along in getting accessible seats that actually meet my needs. My tickets arrived on Friday 27th April, over 5 months after booking tickets. This was the first time I actually knew what seats I had been allocated. My seats are in Block 114,... 
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