Archive for Paralympics 2012

All the Bells – what happens when London 2012 fails to add subtitles

Curious to find out what all this bell ringing lark was about that takes place at percisly 8.12 am on Friday 27th July 2012 is about I watched the video of Martin Creed talking about this in ALL THE BELLS on you tube. As with ALL of the videos produced by London 2012 and Cultural Olympipad this was another one that WASNT SUBTITLED. Being deaf I wanted to know what Martin was saying so I used You Tube’s automatic captioning facility (the CC button)... 
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Man can conquer air + space but BA can’t offer subtitled films

Man has conquered air.  Man has conquered space.  And one would think man would have conquered subtitles by now. Guest Blogger Caroline O’Neil writes: I’m going to the USA next month (June 2011).  When my family booked airline tickets I immediately contacted British Airways back in November 2010 (7 months ago) to enquire about subtitles on in-flight entertainment. As a Deaf person this is not an unreasonable request. I never heard anything... 
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