FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
News media information 202/418-0500
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
February 23, 2005
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:|
David Fiske at 202-418-0513
Today's Enforcement Bureau actions are the first in the Commission's history regarding its emergency closed captioning rules. People with hearing disabilities have a right to the same timely emergency information as stations provide to their hearing audiences. The Commission remains committed to strong enforcement in this critical area.