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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Unchanging over time or unable to be changed.

We’re talking about comparing immutable characteristics with characteristics that are not immutable…when we get on pedophilia, male on boy is a higher incident rate of that. We never said all homosexuals are pedophiles. That’s not what we’re saying.

Tony Perkins, Family Research Council President