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In addition to general online news that can be browsed or Searched using Google News, the internet supports Newsgroups that be accessed at a News server using Google Groups or a News reader.

News server

An internet Server that supports News groups by storing and retrieving messages Posted by users.

News reader

An application that provides facilities to access News group messages. Typical facilities are:

  • Subscribe - Set up for easy download and archive of messages to your machine.
  • Download the latest messages sent to a newsgroup
  • Post - send a message creating a new thread in a discussion
  • Reply - respond to a message

Examples of News readers