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Adam Turner

This week’s discussions on the topic of digital accessibility.

Accessibility Bulletin


Our weekly roundup of the media’s key articles on the topic of digital accessibility.

US | ViacomCBS and Pluto TV Fined $3.5 Million by FCC for Violating Closed-Caption Rules

… in addition to paying the civil penalty, Pluto TV agreed to enter into a compliance plan…

https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/pluto-tv-fcc-closed-captioning-rules-1235077364/

ALL | Jessica Oddi on the power of inclusivity, working for Yahoo and why design is subjective

As someone who uses a wheelchair, Jessica Oddi knows only too well the barriers people face due to inaccessibility and why it's so important that the design industry understands the importance of considering everyone's needs

https://www.creativeboom.com/features/jessica-oddi/

ALL | Make Accessibility Part of Your Startup's Products and Culture from Day One

The world of accessibility has experienced a tipping point thanks to the pandemic, which drove people of all abilities to do more tasks and shopping online.

https://blog.diamond.la/make-accessibility-part-of-your-startups-products-and-culture-from-day-one

ALL | Paralympians bring home gold medals, but we’re failing them on web accessibility

I’ll never forget the paradoxical sight of my teammates — all world-class athletes — being carried in their wheelchairs up the few steps into an inaccessible restaurant. 

https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/20/paralympians-bring-home-gold-medals-but-were-failing-them-on-web-accessibility/

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