Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.

These ‘news words’ are accepted by audiences for their implied meaning. But often loaded words are misused or used out of context. The actual definitions can be different than what is implied.

Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media, and a news and Twitter feed on the subject.

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Arrest (someone) for a crime.

An Ohio man was apprehended last week by agents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for wearing Google Glass, an Internet-enabled eyeglasses device, at an AMC movie theater in Columbus—the second incident in recent weeks that calls into question the legality of wearable technology in certain public scenarios.

Marisa Taylor, Aljazeera America