Sunday, January 08, 2006

Planetread:: A great Initiative

An interesting link I came across yesterday was In short its an initiative to help illiterate ppl getting literate via help of broadcast media and what they call same language subtitling.

The great thing to know is that investment of 1$ provide reading practice to around 10000 ppl. Impressive to say the least. Also as a side note, its one of the various activities is talking up, so if someone does not create noise in media about philanthropic contributions it doesn't mean they are not doing it. ( is quite an old news and was slashdotted long back).


  1. Today I got a chance to visit the's videos. They are really nice and quiet innovative in presenting.

  2. Same language subtitling(SLS) is one of essential way to educate people.

    But wrong text/adaption can be deterrent to such process.

    Closed-Captioning should also be made complusory in countries like India.

    Lawrence Vishnu
    Media Movers, Inc.


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