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New ‘Fake’ Interpreter storm: What we said to Live Lens and what you said on social media

May 8, 2014

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A storm erupted on social media yesterday after smartphone app manufacturer Live Lens released a controversial advert featuring ‘Fake’ interpreter Thamsanqa […]

“I speak sign language. Not.” The fake interpreter is BACK, and sign language is mocked again in an online advert

May 7, 2014

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The mind boggles. We’re not sure what Thamsanqa Jantjie was thinking when he recorded this advert for a live video-sharing […]

Donna Williams: Paul Whitehouse rubbed the ‘fake’ interpreter controversy in deaf people’s faces

December 14, 2013

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Maybe it’s just me. But I’m not seeing the funny. At the British Comedy Awards on Thursday night, Paul Whitehouse picked […]

Charlie Swinbourne: How our news article triggered worldwide coverage of the ‘fake’ sign language interpreter story

December 13, 2013

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I don’t think I ever thought that one day, through this site, I’d get to break a news story that – […]

Professor Graham Turner: 10 lessons from the tale of the ‘fake’ interpreter

December 13, 2013

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We may have thought sign language interpreting reached peak prominence when the Queen was shadowed by an interpreter at the […]

Exclusive: ‘Fake’ sign language interpreter mars Nelson Mandela service for Deaf people worldwide

December 10, 2013

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For many UK-based Deaf viewers of the Nelson Mandela service today, something didn’t seem quite right about the sign language […]

Meet: Deaf writer and actress Sophie Woolley, in South Africa!

March 22, 2013

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Two weeks ago, we brought you the latest episode of Sophie Woolley’s hilarious web series, Deaf Faker, in which she […]

Deaf News: Prince Harry signs with Deaf children in Lesotho!

February 28, 2013

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Princess Diana always held a special place in the hearts of Deaf people in the UK because of her efforts […]

Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Deaf man sorry for bus death | Deafness and dementia | South Africa hopes for sign language recognition

December 19, 2012

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Click on the titles to go to Remark’s website, then click ‘BSL’ to watch the news in beautiful sign language! […]