What the Shift to Mobile Means for Blind News Consumers

blindmp2It makes sense that the shift to mobile – and the stripped down, sparse aesthetic that in many cases comes with it – makes web navigation easier for someone using screen readers and other tools designed to help people with varying levels of sightedness. Mobile sites often mean a more pleasant experience for sighted users, too.

Retailers like Amazon and grocery-delivery service Peapod have great mobile sites, Danielsen says, where most news organizations are still lagging. He’ll often log onto a website’s mobile iteration as a way to cut through the clutter. (Check out m.theatlantic.com/technology, for instance.)

“We’re swimming in news now. There has never been a more golden age for blind people.”

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  1. Finally, at the base websites and the web in general is indeed done for the computer and not mobile. Although the trend evolves over time and over modrnisation technology I rest against this use of the web on mobile! It is not at all suitable!

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