Definitions

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who reads out broadcast news bulletin

Etymologies

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news reader

Examples

  • You can read the full description of the device after the break -- it's described as a newsreader, with two-digit codes for each article online, and a constant stream of information from the hourly updates on "electronic papers."

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: January 2010 Archives

  • I ask because all of a sudden (one or two days), deletions and inserts are visible in my newsreader, which is NetNewsWire.

    Scripting News for 9/23/2006 « Scripting News Annex

  • You can read the full description of the device after the break -- it's described as a newsreader, with two-digit codes for each article online, and a constant stream of information from the hourly updates on "electronic papers."

    The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

  • But she was a newsreader, which is to say, her face could fill a screen and she could enunciate the words in front of her nicely.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • To get RSS feeds from web sites or blogs, first you need to equip your computer or handheld device with what's called a newsreader or aggregator.

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  • The John Snow is named after John Snow the health campaigner, not the newsreader, which is amusing in itself as John Snow was a confirmed teetotaller*.

    FreakyTrigger

  • To get RSS feeds from web sites or blogs, first you need to equip your computer or handheld device with what's called a newsreader or aggregator.

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  • N - Newsreader A newsreader is a software tool or web application that is used to read and manage RSS feeds.

    HostReview Articles

  • Built on Netvibes, an RSS aggregator (aka newsreader), the site comes standards with pre-selected feeds from popular social media and technology sites.

    Search Engine Watch Blog

  • On Unix systems, however, you will have to use a "newsreader" program.

    The Big Dummies' Guide to the Internet Version 2.0 : Chapter 3: Usenet I

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