What newspapers and magazines are available in an accessible format?

Newspapers and magazines are available in a variety of different accessible reading formats, from RNIB and other organisations.

RNIB Newsagent

RNIB Newsagent delivers over 200 top publications via the post on audio CDs, USB sticks and braille as well as digitally via email and download. You can choose from:

  • The major daily and weekend papers:
    • sent electronically so you can read with a screen reader of your choice (full text)
    • or on CD, USB stick or digital download (selected highlights only)
  • The best features and articles from top-selling magazines including Reader's Digest, BBC History Magazine, BBC Good Food and Which?
  • Specialist publications such as Flight International, Moneywise and New Scientist
  • Children's magazines such as BBC Horrible Histories, First News and Aquila
  • Big print TV and radio guide (16pt) delivered direct to your door
  • Big print Freeview guide (16pt). Includes the TV listings for BBC3 and 4, ITV2 to ITV4, E4, More4, Film4, Yesterday and Dave. 

Newspapers and magazines from elsewhere

Talking Newspapers Federation

The Talking Newspapers Federation can help you find your local talking newspaper. Many are free and offer a variety of formats including CD and USB memory sticks.


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