FCC will examine closed captioning of public access, government programming

The FCC will run a forum in November at its headquarters to promote discussion about closed captioning of public access and governmental programming shown on television, according to an article posted July 14 by Broadcastingcable.com. The goal is “to raise awareness of issues surrounding captioning of public access and governmental programming,” according to the FCC announcement. Topics will include benefits of captioning such programming, the relevant captioning obligations of programmers and stations, and effective captioning solutions.

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