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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1. A person who looks after the passengers on a ship, aircraft, or train and brings them meals; 2. A person responsible for supplies of food to a college, club, or other institution; 3. An official appointed to supervise arrangements or keep order at a large public event, for example a sporting event; 4. A person employed to manage another's property, esp. a large house or estate; 5. A person whose responsibility it is to take care of something.
The former Massachusetts governor has cited his experience in the business world, and as the founder and head of Bain Capital in particular, as evidence he would be a better steward of the economy than Obama has been.
—T.W. Farnam & Dan Eggen, The Washington Post