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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Gather or collect (something, esp. information or approval).

‘Modern Family,’ the ensemble satire that looks at the complicated makeup of families today, won [Emmy awards] as best comedy series a second straight time, garnering supporting-actor statuettes for Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen, plus best writing and directing.

Anthony Palazzo, BusinessWeek