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July 16, 2007

News in ASL - New Subscription Service

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News in ASL at

Click the link below to see the debut of a new ASL internet news service, features daily, international and national news from the Associated Press, United Press International, Accu-Weather, and Deaf News Agencies. The program includes news of special interest to the deaf and hard of hearing community, as well as sports and weather.

Deaf news anchors predominate in the weekly line-up. Nick Martin and Jessi Rogers are the Tuesday through Friday team, Tommy Bledsoe and Kristine White serve on weekends, with Martin and White as the Monday anchor team. Newscasts include voiceovers in order to include hearing family and friends.
Subscribers can log in to the complete Daily News Program, running 24 hours a day, once they have signed up. is the brainchild of Kit Patrick Corson, CEO of the Deaf Broadcast Network. Corson is a former television Producer, having won Emmys for “Newsign-4”, the first ever American Sign Language news program offered on San Francisco’s KRON-TV, and the television documentary “My Eyes Are My Ears”. He is also the inventor of the MCM, the first portable TDD.

Subscriptions are $12.95 per month. Annual subscribers save $24 per year and pay only $132.40 a year, a savings of $24.

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