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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Giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen.

The alleged gunman in the movie theater massacre sent a package to a faculty member at the University of Colorado medical campus that was found unopened in a mailroom Monday, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.

William M. Welch & Donna Leinwand Leger, USA TODAY