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 right to vote in political elections.

Tensions have escalated in Hong Kong since late August, when Beijing announced its highly restrictive framework for the 2017 election, touted as the first time Hong Kong’s 5 million eligible voters out of a population of 7.2 million will enjoy universal suffrage.

Calum MacLeod, USA TODAY