Blunkett Accuses Broadcasters of Poor Services for Deaf/Blind customers!

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[Via Daily Mail]: David Blunkett has accused broadcasters of providing a poor service for people with hearing and sight problems. 

The former home secretary, who was born blind, said they were failing to deal with the issue of an ageing population suffering from blindness and deafness.

He used two examples of clumsy subtitling provided for the hard of hearing. In one case, viewers read: ‘The Arsenal player has been fouled by a zebra’ – referring to footballer Patrice Evra.

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The blind and deaf are let down by TV, says Blunkett: Former Home Secretary
Daily Mail
David Blunkett has accused broadcasters of providing a poor service for people with hearing and sight problems. The former home secretary, who was born blind, said they were failing to deal with the issue of an ageing population suffering from
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