Newsgroup vs Newsletter - What's the difference?

newsgroup | newsletter |


As nouns the difference between newsgroup and newsletter

is that newsgroup is a repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject while newsletter is a periodically sent publication containing current events or the like, generally on a particular topic or geared toward a limited audience.

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

    newsletter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A periodically sent publication containing current events or the like, generally on a particular topic or geared toward a limited audience.
  • Derived terms

    * e-newsletter