Media is an integral part of our daily lives. It entertains, informs, educates and often dictates the trends that define popular culture of the day. Simply put, media is an essential part of our society. Descriptions Descriptions, or descriptive video, take something visual and described it to audiences who are blind or partially sighted. This is achieved by using audio. Captioning and Transcription Closed captioning (CC) is a text version of spoken dialogue in media that can be turned off and on by the viewer. Transcription is a verbatim text representation of a given media production. Described Video Guide The Described Video Guide is a comprehensive list of all programs across all stations in Canada available with described video. Accessing Described Video Step-by-step instructions on how to access described video from your cable provider's equipment.