NFB-NEWSLINE is a free service available to anyone who is blind, visually impaired or print-disabled. It offers over five hundred publications to choose from, including thirteen national newspapers like the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, thirty breaking news sources such as CNN, BBC and ESPN Online, numerous international newspapers including Financial Times and Vancouver Sun, and countless state newspapers, as well as over sixty magazines like AllRecipes, Time, Smithsonian and more.
NFB-NEWSLINE offers the following Florida publications:
Daytona Beach News Journal
El Nuevo Herald
Florida Times Union
Palm Beach Post
Sarasota Herald Tribune
South Florida Sun Sentinel
Tampa Bay Times
Treasure Coast Newspapers
You can view a full list of the available publications here: https://nfb.org/participating-newspapers. All publications offered on NFB-NEWSLINE are available to any subscriber, no matter where they live, so you can keep track of news in places you lived previously, or in states where family and friends live.
NFB-NEWSLINE also has TV Listings so subscribers can keep track of favorite shows.
Additionally, NFB-NEWSLINE offers retail ads from Walmart and Target corporations. The ads are tailored to the subscriber’s zip code and provide pricing and detailed product descriptions.
Job listings with NFB-NEWSLINE are another important resource for subscribers. Job listings for NFB-NEWSLINE® are provided by two leading national search engines, each with over 100,000 jobs listed.
Another feature of NFB-NEWSLINE is the localized weather alerts. A blind person can hear the emergency alert tones on the television but will be unable to read the message scrolling on the screen. NFB-NEWSLINE subscribers can simply sign into NFB-NEWSLINE and the weather alert will be read to him or her on the spot. Any available weather alerts will be provided as soon as the subscriber signs into NFB-NEWSLINE.
NFB-NEWSLINE also offers local channels with state-specific information from organizations in your state, as well as blindness-specific publications.
NFB-NEWSLINE’s wide array of publications and announcements can be accessed anytime, on the subscribers’ schedule, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. There are a variety of ways to access. Subscribers can use their touch-tone telephone; they can access the service via the website, On Demand emails, using portable players, or even via their iPhone, iPad or iPod! NFB-NEWSLINE even offers .BRL files for those Braille users out there. And it’s always free.
To learn more about NFB-NEWSLINE and how to sign up, visit www.nfbnewsline.org, or call (866)504-7300.
For personal assistance with NFB-NEWSLINE, contact Russ Davis toll free, at: 844-827-7371 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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