Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Actress Marlee Matlin poses at the "Stand Up To Cancer" television event, aimed at raising funds to accelerate innovative cancer research, at the Sony Studios Lot in Culver City, California, U.S., September 10, 2010. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files

(Reuters) – When Oscar-winning deaf actress Marlee Matlin turned to the internet to view a video warning about Hurricane Michael, she was quickly reminded that sign language interpreters are often edited out of broadcast clips and closed captioning seems to be non-existent online. “There are 35 million deaf and hard of hearing people and it’s […]

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