[Nfbnet-members-list] Four New Publications Added to NFB-NEWSLINE

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Sat Dec 8 01:18:24 UTC 2012

Four New Publications Added to NFB-NEWSLINE

December 5, 2012

We are pleased to inform you that we have added four new publications 
to NFB-NEWSLINE service, which brings our total to 361 publications. 
NFB-NEWSLINE is an audio information service for the blind which 
provides access to print publications. We have 307 newspapers, 
including the Associated Press newswire and the United Press 
International newswire; 38 magazines such as the Economist and AARP 
Magazine; ten international newspapers including the China Daily and 
the Jerusalem Post, and four Blindness Specific publications such as 
the Braille Monitor and the Matilda Ziegler Magazine.

Two of the four new publications are part of a new category labeled 
Breaking News Online. These are the Huffington Post, a very 
well-known online site, and CNN, which is part of Turner Broadcasting 
Systems cable news network. To access the new Breaking News Online 
publications, select option 5 off the main menu and then press 1.

The ACB Braille Forum, a publication of the American Council of the 
Blind, is the third new publication. This is available in the 
magazine section, in the Blindness Specific category, option 7 from 
the main menu followed by option 1.

Finally, a newspaper from Topeka, Kansas, rounds out the additions, 
the Topeka Capital Journal, available by accessing option number 5 
from the main menu and then navigating to the state of Kansas. 
NFB-NEWSLINE subscribers living in Kansas can access the Topeka 
Capital Journal by just pressing the number 3 key after logging into 
NFB-NEWSLINE on the telephone.

NFB-NEWSLINE also provides other types of information to the blind 
such as job listings, option 9 from the main menu; TV listings, 
option 8 from the main menu; and weekly Target ads from the Target 
Corporation, option 6 from the main menu.

Remember that you can now read NFB-NEWSLINE publications on your iOS 
Device such as the iPad, the iPhone, and the iPod Touch. Just 
download the NFB-NEWSLINE Mobile App from the Apple App Store by 
searching for NFB Newsline.

If you are not currently a NFB-NEWSLINE subscriber, you can register 
for this free service online by visiting our website at 
www.nfbnewsline.org, and filling out the application under the Online 
Application link. You can also call us at 866-504-7300 for more 
information on how to register.

We are looking for feedback about further additions to the Breaking 
News Online category. If you have suggestions, please email Scott 
White at swhite at nfb.org, or call our comment line at 410-505-5896. 
Please enjoy the four new publications on NFB-NEWSLINE.


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