SUCCESS! NEW YORK TIMES HEARS CCAC CAMPAIGN, STARTS QUALITY CC!

March 24, 2015 § 2 Comments

VERY HAPPY, delighted, and thankful to so many all over the place, CCAC members and many others, for joining the CCAC captioning advocacy campaign during the past few days! Today we see THE NEW YORK TIMES acknowledges our efforts, first this way, publicly: THANK YOU NEW YORK TIMES.

Read: http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/24/perfectly-reasonable-questions-closed-captions-on-times-videos/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Opinion&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body&_r=2 (Bravo Sebastian for sending them a message they selected to use!).

And this video appears to be the first one with QUALITY CAPTIONING – on their YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnmLQse4-PQ

SUCCESS FOR OUR ENERGIES, TIME, AND VOLUNTEER ACTIONS! THANKS TO ALL!

CCAC – THE PLACE TO BE FOR CAPTIONING ADVOCACY

JOIN NOW: http://CCACaptioning.org

E: CCACaptioning@gmail.com

Of interest related to this news:

March 30, 2015: CCAC volunteers have now captioned 16 videos – they offer caption files to NYTimes! yet we don’t know if NYTimes know this or if they will reply about it. See https://groups.diigo.com/group/multimedia_accessibility/content/tag/NYT-video-volunteer-captioned to have access needed with quality CC – thanks to all doing this.

http://amara.org/en/teams/captions-requested/ is one place to find NYT videos being captioned by 2 CCAC members and anyone can help there.

http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/24/perfectly-reasonable-questions-closed-captions-on-times-videos/?comments#permid=14504521:14512320 is a place for everyone to say thank you to the NYT and also keep encouraging them to use Quality CC as soon as possible! only one so far on their own YT channel online.

earlier advocacy here: https://ccacblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/new-york-times-videos-have-no-captioning-help-advocate/ and all over social media (Twitter, FB, and LinkedIn). Follow CCAC on Twitter too: https://twitter.com/CCACaptioning

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§ 2 Responses to SUCCESS! NEW YORK TIMES HEARS CCAC CAMPAIGN, STARTS QUALITY CC!

  • g2-e2b4f144f48ca9688bea99ef073eb914 says:

    yay!!

    • ls says:

      yes, yay! let’s make sure they continue to do this! and thanks to you S. for your advocacy too, much appreciated!

      (All CCAC members are automatically subscribed to our forum online, a CCAC google group – it’s a great bunch of folks too)

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