ASL Captioning on ASL News Broadcasts

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Mon Jul 16 22:56:54 UTC 2007

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July 16, 2007

I wish we had the funding to provide ASL captioning for the ASL  
NetSignNews program...;-)

A good project to get funding for, for the future...

Val ;-)


On Jul 16, 2007, at 3:47 PM, execprod at wrote:

> News in ASL at
> Click the link below to see the debut of a new ASL internet news  
> service,
> features daily, international and national news  
> from the Associated Press, United Press International, Accu- 
> Weather, and Deaf News Agencies. The program includes news of  
> special interest to the deaf and hard of hearing community, as well  
> as sports and weather.
> Deaf news anchors predominate in the weekly line-up. Nick Martin  
> and Jessi Rogers are the Tuesday through Friday team, Tommy Bledsoe  
> and Kristine White serve on weekends, with Martin and White as the  
> Monday anchor team. Newscasts include voiceovers in order to  
> include hearing family and friends.
> Subscribers can log in to the complete Daily News Program, running  
> 24 hours a day, once they have signed up.
> is the brainchild of Kit Patrick Corson, CEO of the  
> Deaf Broadcast Network. Corson is a former television Producer,  
> having won Emmys for “Newsign-4”, the first ever American Sign  
> Language news program offered on San Francisco’s KRON-TV, and the  
> television documentary “My Eyes Are My Ears”. He is also the  
> inventor of the MCM, the first portable TDD.

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