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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The act of mentioning or referring to someone or something in support of your ideas.

It was a moment of high drama, complete with allegations that the White House orchestrated a Watergate-style cover up that helped steal a presidential election, along with invocations of Sen. Joseph McCarthy and his delusions of a huge conspiracy.

Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times