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Wed Oct 26, 2022, 12:35 PM Oct 2022

Fetterman claims errors in closed captioning system during debate [View all]

Source: CBS 21

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman is claiming the closed captioning system at his debate with Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz was slow and filled with errors. The host, Nextstar is refuting the allegations, according to a press release.

As Fetterman is recovering from his stroke in May, he has struggled with auditory processing issues and clear speech, the release says. To compensate, Oz and Fetterman agreed to using closed captioning for their debate.

Despite the errors of the closed captioning, "We are thrilled with John’s performance," said Joe Calvello, Fetterman's communications director. "He did remarkably well tonight – especially when you consider that he’s still recovering from a stroke and was working off of delayed captions filled with errors. John won countless exchanges, counter-punched aggressively, and pushed back on Oz’s cruelty and attacks."...

Read more: https://local21news.com/news/election/fetterman-claims-errors-in-closed-captioning-system-during-debate

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Shocking! 😱 SheltieLover Oct 2022 #1
Fetterman has this Pennsylvanian's vote orangecrush Oct 2022 #2
Fetterman raises $1M+ in hours after debate. LenaBaby61 Oct 2022 #9
THANK YOU! orangecrush Oct 2022 #13
Debate takeaway yankee87 Oct 2022 #3
REALLY THIS 👆🏻👆🏻👆🏻👆🏻 LenaBaby61 Oct 2022 #10
Exactly blm Oct 2022 #33
I didn't watch the debate but the clips I saw had a huge monitor visible to the audience dsc Oct 2022 #4
That is what I am speaking of in my post below... IthinkThereforeIAM Oct 2022 #8
I use closed captioning all the time... IthinkThereforeIAM Oct 2022 #5
An announcement was made in advance... brooklynite Oct 2022 #35
Agree... Mike Nelson Oct 2022 #6
You'd think that this would be pretty easy to verify n/t aggiesal Oct 2022 #7
And yet he still swept the floor with Oz like a broom Torchlight Oct 2022 #11
How could anyone take Oz seriously when he said he never sold weight loss products? Joe Cool Oct 2022 #19
Those weight lose products are still being sold by Oz on my tablet when I play solitaire. debm55 Oct 2022 #22
What solitare app do you use? and how are the ads? Calista241 Oct 2022 #26
I'll check-either Google or Microsoft. I' ll check and let you know. debm55 Oct 2022 #27
On my computer, It's Microsoft. On my tablet it's Google. debm55 Oct 2022 #29
This message was self-deleted by its author Torchlight Oct 2022 #12
Even if he sometimes struggles with auditory processing issues & clear speech, he is still superior iluvtennis Oct 2022 #14
I can believe this Deminpenn Oct 2022 #15
I do this for several shows as well. chowder66 Oct 2022 #17
I've gotten a few laughs, too, Deminpenn Oct 2022 #20
+1 chowder66 Oct 2022 #21
Yes Bayard Oct 2022 #23
Lol. chowder66 Oct 2022 #25
I have trouble understanding the mumbling. betsuni Oct 2022 #32
Agreed. chowder66 Oct 2022 #34
Hearing declines as we age Deminpenn Oct 2022 #36
As it was explained to me by the Miracle Ear person, Bayard Oct 2022 #39
I use cc all the time. cksmithy Oct 2022 #24
Oz doesn't deserve the same air as Fetterman OneCrazyDiamond Oct 2022 #16
So right about that. Have seen ads about his immigrant wife, John being a racist,drug addict, soft debm55 Oct 2022 #28
Fetterman has spent his life serving the underserved. OneCrazyDiamond Oct 2022 #30
They showed the screen on camera at one point during the debate. Joe Cool Oct 2022 #18
There's a reason why veterans of transcription services call speech-recognition software Higherarky Oct 2022 #31
Depends on the system used. mwooldri Oct 2022 #37
It's true that some transcriptions are better than others FakeNoose Oct 2022 #38
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