SOURCE: Washington Post
by David Paul Nord
For several hundred years, people have used media — reading, writing and print — to maintain human contact and community in times of epidemic disease.
by Olivia B. Waxman
As captioning advocate Philip Bravin puts it, whenever people “watch captions in noisy environments such as gyms and bars, they have the deaf community to thank.”
SOURCE: BBC News
The closure of India's 163-year-old telegraph service has sparked a feeling of nostalgia in newspapers.The government on Sunday night ended the service, triggering a last-minute rush at telegraph offices as people came to send a "nostalgic last telegram" to their loved ones."Curtains came down on Sunday night on the 163-year-old telegram service in the country - the harbinger of good and bad news for generations of Indians - amid a last minute rush of people thronging telegraph offices to send souvenir messages to family and friends," the India Today website reports....