Let’s Make Podcasts More Accessible

“It’s not necessarily that the podcasting world shuts the door on us – more often than not, they just don’t even think to crack it open in the first place.” Despite podcasts being firmly in the aural space, deaf and hard of hearing people want to enjoy them, too. Caroline Mincks stresses the importance of great transcripts in making podcasts more accessible; for example, denoting tone shifts and sarcasm indicators in transcripts gives more context to those who choose to read transcripts while watching video podcasts. Read full article here

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