STATION ADVISORY

FCC’s New Video Captioning Rules Go Online

The FCC’s July 11, 2014 Order, concluding that clips of video programming shown by broadcasters are required to be captioned when delivered on the Internet, was published in the Federal Register this week. The rule specifically applies when a provider posts a video clip or video programming online that was first aired on television. In its order, the FCC also established a set of deadlines for providing captions based on the type of video clip shown. Here they are.