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“NZ On Air research shows that while 38% of New Zealanders watched captioned television in 2021, 7% watched audio-described television – a figure that was up from just 2% in 2014. And more broadly, people were engaging with accessible media more than ever before: 85% of Facebook video content is now viewed without sound, and four out of five young Kiwis watch videos with subtitles or captions all the time.” – Andre Chumko, Stuff. Read the full article here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/arts/130304565/the-growth-of-audio-description-on-screen-and-stage.

 

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