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. Make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and beating or hammering it; 2. Create (a relationship or new conditions).

Mitt Romney returned from his contentious foreign tour to face bleak news in the opinion polls. But one of his first acts was to defend widely condemned comments he made in Jeruslam that appeared to suggest Israel was more economically successful than the Palestinian territories because it has forged a superior culture.

Chris McGreal, The Guardian