WASLI Newsletter and CBC announcement

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Here is an update from the CBC on their ongoing initiative to make public radio accessible.

As you may know, CBC launched a pilot project earlier this year to publish text transcripts of our daily current affairs program, The Current, online, with the help of a grant from the Broadcasting Accessibility Fund

As part of this project, CBC also posts one American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted radio documentary from the show every month.

Links to the transcripts are located on The Current’s Past Episodes page. They’re easy to view and easy to share with others who may benefit from the transcripts.

Here are more details on the project, including:

·      A press release detailing the anticipated audience and impact of The Current’s transcription project.

·      A sample text transcript.

·      A blog post on The Current’s website about the wide and diverse audience potential of this project.

·      A Facebook video for your organization to share via social media, detailing information on transcripts