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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An official announcement or statement, esp. one made to the media.

In a communique, the Europeans said that they would “decide on additional measures, such as travel bans, asset freezes” and cancellation of an upcoming E.U.-Russia summit “in the absence” of Russian movement and results within the next few days.

Karen DeYoung & Anne Gearan, Washington Post