NFB Newsline


NFB-NEWSLINE® offers blind and physically-impaired individuals free anytime, anywhere access to over 300 newspapers and magazines as well as TV listings through any touch-tone telephone, over the Internet, or by downloading to a digital talking-book player or MP3-playing device.

Publications Available through NFB-NEWSLINE®

  • Mississippi Newspapers
    • Associated Press Mississippi
    • Biloxi Sun Herald
    • Hattiesburg American
    • Jackson Clarion Ledger
    • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
  • National Newspapers
    • The Christian Science Monitor
    • Roll Call
    • USA Today
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • The New York Times
  • Magazines
    • All three AARP magazines
    • The New Republic
    • Rolling Stone
    • Diabetes Self-Management
    • The Economist
    • The New Yorker
    • Poets & Writers
    • Time
    • Science News
    • Associated Press (both national and state-specific coverage)
    • United Press International (national coverage)

For more information about NFB-NEWSLINE®, or to sign up for services, please call President Sam Gleese at (601) 969-3352 or visit To learn about the online access methods and to keep abreast of service enhancements and additions, visit You may also follow NFB-NEWSLINE® on Twitter.

How To Sign Up

To be eligible, you must be legally blind or have a physical or learning disability that prevents you from reading the paper independently. Your eligibility is not dependent on, nor restricted to, affiliation with any particular consumer or support organization; the only thing that matters is that you cannot read the newspaper. If you are eligible for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, you already qualify for NFB-NEWSLINE®! Register by calling the Mississippi Blind and Physically Handicapped Library Services at (601) 432-4111 or visiting or by calling the National Federation of the Blind toll-free at 1-866-504-7300 to request an application. You may also download an application in PDF format or fill out our online form to register by visiting After your registration is processed, you'll receive a letter containing your activation codes and instructions for how to begin reading the newspaper with NFB-NEWSLINE®.