Free Service to Those Who Are Unable to Read Newsprint

Unable to read the newspaper? We have the answer! It’s as easy as dialing a phone! And it’s FREE!

NFB-NEWSLINE® is a free audio news service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, or otherwise print-disabled that offers access to more than 500 publications, emergency weather alerts, job listings, and more.

NFB-NEWSLINE subscribers have access to

  • National newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and USA Today
  • Breaking news sources, including CNN, BBC, and ESPN Online
  • International newspapers, including Financial Times and Vancouver Sun
  • Magazines, including Family Circle, Time, Consumer Reports, Guideposts, and Smithsonian
  • State newspapers
  • Emergency weather alerts and seven-day forecasts localized to your zip code or GPS location
  • The information that scrolls along the bottom of your television screen during emergency alerts
  • More than 100,000 job listings from two national job sources
  • TV listings localized to your zip code and provider
  • Retail ads
  • NFB’s national channel, including the ebook Building the Lives We Want, the Braille Monitor, Future Reflections, and presidential releases

Most Up-to-date List of Publications

See the latest list of newspapers, magazine, and other publications available on NFB-NEWSLINE.

How to Sign Up for NFB-NEWSLINE

Anyone who cannot read printed publications due to vision loss, dyslexia, or a physical disability is eligible to receive NFB-NEWSLINE. Interested in signing up? Contact the NFB of PA at

Ways to Access NFB-NEWSLINE

After you sign up for NFB-NEWSLINE, you will be able to access it in any of the following ways. If you are a current subscriber, you do not need to create a new account or obtain new codes to use additional methods. Your current codes will allow you to access NFB-NEWSLINE using any method you choose. If you’ve forgotten your codes, please call us for assistance.

  • Phone (touchtone or cellular)
  • iOS Mobile App
  • Amazon Echo Devices
  • Website (
  • Email
  • Portable Players (such as Victor Reader Stream 2nd Gen)

What Else is Available on NFB-NEWSLINE

  • Your Weather & Emergency Weather Alerts
  • Job Listings
  • TV Listings
  • Retail Ads

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