General UNIX and VAX infos can be read directly from UNIX system, using the local news readers. The most popular news reader are pine from terminal and mxrn from X-Window Terminal. Please read the local UNIX man pages to get more informations about those commands.
The relative UNIX folder are:
You can read netnews within Emacs using the GNUS package. GNUS uses the NNTP protocol to communicate with a news server, which is a repository of news articles:
emacs -f gnus