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22nd Mar 2024 [Mention] Turn on the Subtitles to boost kids’ literacy Seattle's Child

11th Apr 2024 [Mention] TV subtitles as an aid to literacy: What does the research say?
AQi
27th Feb 2024
Everyone should be able to watch TV — including those with disabilities
The Indian Express

18th Jan 2024 How reading subtitles is improving literacy in rural India
Mint Lounge
23rd Oct 2023
Making films accessible to the disabled can serve everyone
The Indian Express
22nd Aug 2023
The superpower of OTT platforms The Hindu

08th June 2023 Reading Between the Frames: Literating Rural India Using Movie Subtitles
The Free Press Journal
30th May 2023 Amid India’s OTT boom, platforms still keep the disabled in the dark
The Hindu
21st Mar 2023
The Pathaan precedent
Times of India

16th Feb 2023
An IIM-A Professor is Using Movie Subtitles
to Improve Reading Skills of 1 Billion Indians
The Better India

Oct 2022
Improving access to entertainment content
The Hindu
16th Sep 2022
IIM Ahmedabad’s initiative to strengthen Arunachali languages laudable: Lokhande
The Arunachal Times

May 2022
Let a Billion Readers (BIRD) Fly
Writing on the Wall - Annual Students’ Magazine, IIMA

01st Apr 2022
Same language subtitling as a driver of literacy
Business Standard

17th May 2021
Same Language Subtitling For A Billion Readers
BW Education

01st Mar 2021 [Mention] Celebrities including Stephen Fry and Sandi Toksvig join call for subtitles to be turned on for children's TV ITV
September 2020 PlanetRead and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has been featured on our new COVID-19 Innovation Hub. COVID-19 Innovation Hub      
03rd Sep 2020 [Mention] 7 Ways to Help Your Child to Love Reading Twinkl

02nd Jul 2020 Streaming for reading The Hindu
Summer 2020 Lifelong Reading for a Billion People
Stanford Social Innovation Review

14th May 2020 [Mention] India’s coronavirus lockdown has put the spotlight back on television as an ed-tech tool

Quartz India


07th May 2020 [Mention] Coronavirus: Home education channels should be automatically subtitled - expert
Radio New Zealand (RNZ)

06th May 2020 [Mention] Call for TVNZ To Add Subtitles To Home School Programmes Scoop
21st Apr 2020
[Mention] Boost your child’s reading skills by turning on the subtitles The National UAE

20th Apr 2020 PlanetRead chosen for a Wiki: 6 Organizations Working To Improve Literacy In Children & Adults
Wiki.ezvid.com

18th Apr 2020
[Mention] An Easy Way To Help Kids Learn At Home
Forbes

12th Apr 2020
[Mention] Coronavirus: 'Add TV subtitles to boost literacy'
Tes

12th Apr 2020 

[Mention] Broadcasters children's television urged turn subtitles bid raise literacy levels
DailyMailUK

12th Apr 2020
[Mention] How lockdown TV could boost children’s literacy
The Guardian

Oct - Dec 2019 The power of the word
IMPACT
11th Sep 2019
The larger picture about inclusive programming 
The Hindu 

21st July 2019 Lights, camera, caption! Why subtitles are no longer just for the hard of hearing
The Guardian            
27th May 2019 Subtitles on children's TV boost reading skills
The Times           

13th Aug 2018 How watching TV can help boost your child's reading skills
Manchester Evening News

29th July 2018 
Boosting Literacy One TV Set at a Time - If Only the State Spares the Funds
Harvard Economics Review

13th July 2018  
Boosting Literacy One TV Set at a Time - If Only the State Spares the Funds
The Wire

20th Jan 2018 
ASER 2017 Shows India's Secondary Education Sector Is Failing to Impart Basic Skills
The Wire

Dec 2017 
Noteworthy Social Entrepreneurs Year Ender 2017
The Daily Eye

25th Dec 2017
Subtitles on English content are a low hanging fruit for India's development. Seize it
Hindustan Times

27th Oct 2017
Voice Technologies Not Yet Ready to Push Literacy
Voice of America

20th Sept 2017
The unexpected way that Bollywood could help millions
BBC Future 

04th Sep 2017
"Successful Ed-Tech solutions deliver big at scale, cost and effectiveness"- Dr. Brij Kothari
Medium

04th Sep 2015
Reading for a Billion: A Simple Way to Increase Literacy in India 
The Huffington Post

29th Aug 2015
Solve Literacy, Digital Literacy Will Follow
The Huffington Post

21st July 2015
Closed Captioning Gives Literacy a Boost 
Education Week 

12th June 2015
Keeping it simple: The next technology revolution
Extreme Tech

25th April 2015
Literacy in India: A  bolly good read 
The Economist 

13th Dec 2014
A Prime Minister Gets the Innovation Ball Rolling
The Huffington Post

17th May 2014
Literacy, the Subtitle Way
The Wall Street Journal 

31st Jan 2014
Bollywood Karaoke and Same Language Subtitling to Promote Literacy
Worldbank.org

23rd Jan 2014
Spreading KNOWLEDGE
Business for all

7th March 2014
Digital technology means development is now happening outside the system
The Guardian

29th Dec 2013
C-A-T cat, cat  maane  billi 
Freewheeling