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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A member or adherent of a political party that represents the interests of ordinary people.

President Barack Obama blasted his Republican foes and Wall Street on Tuesday as he portrayed himself as champion of the middle class and laid out in the starkest terms yet the populist themes of his 2012 re-election bid.

Jeff Mason, Reuters