Newsgroup vs Newsreader - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between newsgroup and newsreader

is that newsgroup is a repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject while newsreader is an anchorman in a news program, a news anchor, newscaster.

newsgroup

Noun

(en noun)
  • A repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject.
  • * 2003 , Sven Junghagen, Henrik C. J. Linderoth, Intelligent Management in the Knowledge Economy
  • Some of the users are 'old timers'; they have been around in the newsgroup for several years

    Synonyms

    * froup, newsfroup

    See also

    *Usenet

    newsreader

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An anchorman in a news program, a news anchor, newscaster.
  • (computing) A program for reading and posting to newsgroups.