Editors Content

Editors content contains a range of articles that as a member of TNF any TN may add to your production. New articles are constantly added, Radio Times  Listings (weekly), Nature Notes and many others.  All have copyright permission. Do you have any articles, news items of interest, interesting interviews that you are willing to share. Please send them to [email protected]  Each audio file should be a maximum of 10mb however it may be possible to edit/split an audio file.

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Author: Michael Lewington

TN Coronavirus Remote Recording Options

TNF appreciates that all TNs are facing significant and unprecedented challenges in coping with the impact of the Coronavirus epidemic. At a time when key volunteers are likely to be unavailable, the demand for your service to local VI communities is more important than ever. We hope that the following examples of approaches taken by other TNs and Service providers offers some creative ideas to help you safely through these difficult times. Click here for more information

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Ann Charles - Workflow for Remote Recording

Ann helped with her local Talking Newspaper as a teenager, and learnt many audio skills which she still uses to this day. Her parents are still involved in her local TN. Lots of organisations will now have to record remotely due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Ann has prepared an excellent suggested workflow for helping you to record your Talking Newspaper using tools which are free. TNF Members can access the workflow by logging in and click here.

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Become a Listener

Are you blind, partially sighted or print disabled and want to access your local news, magazines and information in audio - for free - then your local Talking Newspaper can help. For further information click here.

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Become a Volunteer

Are you keen to help blind and partially sighted people access local news and information - time to spare- why not volunteer for your local Talking Newspaper? For further information on the volunteering roles click here.

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Become a Talking Newspaper Member

The Talking News Federation offers a range of benefits to local Talking Newspapers. Not a member of TNF? Missing out on all the benefits? Want to join? For more information on membership, click here.

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TNF Membership Renewals

Membership renewals are now due for all TN's who are members of the Federation. Please note your renewal includes your insurance premium so failure to renew could leave you uninsured. Renewal reminders have been sent by email however click here for more information and a renewal form.

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Talking Newspaper App

A mobile application that can be accessed independently from any smartphone or tablet. The app can be downloaded to smart devices for free from Apple and Android stores; and is available to people with a variety of difficulties reading text, such as dyslexia - not just the blind and partially sighted.

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TNF Independent Review

The Talking News Federation can facilitate an Independent Review of your audio newspaper. Further information can be found here.

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How to access the Members Area

Talking News Member or local Talking Newspaper volunteer - want to access the members area? For more information click here.

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Our Impact

1,054

Newspapers and magazines recorded by Talking Newspapers

25,000

Listeners receiving a local Talking Newspaper or magazine every week

15,000

Volunteers producing the Talking Newspaper or magazine

"Sales and Wants"

Surplus equipment to sell or dispose of? Another Talking Newspaper may want it. Need some equipment- microphone, mixer or just wallets? Advertise your requirement through "Sales and Wants".

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Author: Michael Lewington