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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1. (of a product) Made or used as a substitute, typically an inferior one, for something else; 2. Not real or genuine.

It’s why ‘electronic pens’ have gained popularity from time to time. Devices like LiveScribe recognize that the tactile response of pen on paper is far superior to the ersatz experience emulated on a computer screen.

John P. Mello Jr., PCWorld