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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About to happen.

Papandreou’s imminent resignation will cap a two-year tenure that has seen the 59-year-old American-born leader go from surging to the helm of government as one of the country’s most popular prime ministers to facing a near-ignominious fall last week when he barely managed to survive a confidence vote as scores of his deputies called for him to step aside.

Anthee Carassava, Los Angeles Times