If you have an Alexa-enabled speaker you can listen to the ninety-minute version of our paper by enabling the BWBF’s ‘Talking Newspapers’ skill.
Enabling the Talking Newspapers skill: You will need to enable the skill before you can use it. To do this, simply:-
say: “Alexa, enable Talking Newspapers”.
(This activates the app within your Amazon account. N.B. You only need to do this once.)
Selecting Wakefield Talking Newspaper: Subsequently, whenever you want to listen to Wakefield Talking Newspaper:-
say: “Alexa, open Talking Newspapers” to open skill.
(Alexa will play a welcome message at the end of which you will be asked to say the name of the newspaper to which you wish to listen)
say: “Wakefield Talking Newspaper”
(Alexa will ask you to confirm that the correct paper has been identified. If not, you will be asked to give the name of the paper again.)
Controlling the playback: The commands to control progress through the newspaper are:-
“Alexa, next track”
“Alexa, previous track”