Speaking Out for the Blind Episode 295- ACB Commends CBS on Expanding Description

The American Council of the Blind has commended the CBS Television Network for significantly increasing its offerings of audio described programming. Joining to tell us more about this big development in television for the blind is Paramount Global’s Vice President of Captioning and Audio Description Mark Turits. Also joining us will be ACB’s Audio Description Project Co-Chair Carl Richardson.

To listen to this week’s “Speaking Out for the Blind,” go to: https://www.acbmedia.org/home/streams/, and choose one of the links under the heading “ACB Media 1 – Mainstream,” or call 1-518-906-1820, and when prompted, press “1” for ACB Media 1. You may also listen to the program live on the ACB Link mobile app. For more information, go to http://link.acb.org. Show archive page is at https://speaking-out-for-the-blind.pinecast.co/.

How to access ACB Media 1 on Amazon Alexa:
From your Alexa-enabled device first Enable the skill by saying:

  1. Approach your Alexa device and issue this command: “Alexa, Delete Everything I’ve Ever Said on this device”
    Please Note: This will need to be done on each Alexa device in your home.
  2. Wait 30 seconds and then say: “Alexa, Open ACB Media”
    The new ACB Media skill will launch.

As a reminder, ask for the name of the stream that you would like to hear. The list below are the names for each of the ACB Media stream designations:

  • ACB Mainstream is now ACB 1

Facebook page is at Speaking Out for the Blind and Twitter page is at SpeakOutfortheBlind (you may also access this at SpeakOutBlind).

For more info related to this week’s show, go to: https://speakingoutfortheblind.weebly.com/list-of-episodes-and-show-news/for-more-information-episode-295-acb-commends-cbs-on-expanding-audio-description

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