Subtitle howlers!

How Labour’s leader became the Ed Miller Band – and other wonderfully silly mistakes in live TV subtitles

  • ‘Re-speaking’ system used to create subtitles as programme is broadcast
  • The sounds are processed by voice-recognition software within seconds
  • But software doesn’t always get things right, as shown by these blunders
  • Ofcom has criticised TV companies for their frequent bloopers in subtitles 

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