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Should broadcasters do more for blind and deaf viewers?

David Blunkett has accused broadcasters of having confusing subtitles which leave deaf people "scratching their heads."

The MP, who was born blind, also accused TV executives of failing people with impaired vision by not dubbing foreign dramas into English.

Alison Walsh, the Disability Executive at Channel 4, agrees that more must be done to provide a better service.

She told BBC Radio 5 live's Drive: "It's almost an art form really and it needs to be done with a good deal of care... so it doesn't spoil the viewing experience."

  • 28 Aug 2013
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