Entertainment News Archive - October 09, 2005

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Two months after launching the first cable channel that has devoted significant time to citizen-created journalism, Current TV chairman Al Gore said he is on a mission to democratize the media.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.