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Articles tagged accessibility (12)

“It is a lot like science writing in general. You need to have a very good understanding of the content.”
“If accessibility is only pitched as something that’s related to code or only related to computers, it’s going to be real easy for people in newsrooms to distance themselves from that.”
The podcast More Than This had a challenge. How could they recreate the emotions, pacing, and atmosphere of their episodes without using any audio?
ProPublica’s plain language experiment is a first for a mainstream news organization. Disability experts say it shouldn’t be the last.
Brian Anderson, Collator Operator at Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired in Cincinnati, operates their collator. This equipment collates pressed braille pages into a complete braille magazine. Photo Credit: Lauren Hall
“We are really trying to make strides as an organization toward accessibility but it was clear that if ever there were a reason to make a concerted effort to push the operation forward, it would be for this package.”
Plus: Gimlet pushes back on its aspirant union, Acast gets more continental, and Joe Rogan’s galaxy brain.
Plus: The impact of bad true crime podcasts, programmatic advertising is coming for your show, and the first children’s podcast festival.
“The general question we presented everyone with was: What does it look like to build our brands and do storytelling on all of these new places?”
Over eight million Americans have trouble with their vision. Here’s how newsrooms can (and should) design with them in mind.