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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Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations

…Republican-led states trying to take a pragmatic approach to implementation—preparing for a law they hate in case it stands—haven’t been shaken from their stance. A few bad days of oral arguments won’t change much in Nebraska, a state that says it will meet the law’s timelines if it’s found constitutional.

Jason Millman, Politico