News Words

Even on a remote mountaintop, we are never more than a few seconds away from the news. Cell phones hook us to the Internet for instant traffic and weather reports. Satellite radio publicizes international events, disasters, sports scores, and gossip about celebrities. Television brings the world into our living rooms. In a world so small that events in Europe and Asia affect U.S. financial markets within moments, we need to broaden our understanding of words in the news.