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  1. Academy Clamps Down on Campaigning for Board of Governors

    8:14 pm 4/13/2016

    As its board election heats up, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson calls any negative campaigning "unacceptable."Read more

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  2. Academy Board of Governors Candidates Share Their Platforms (Updating)

    9:42 pm 4/7/2016

    THR is offering to provide a forum for Academy members who intend to run for the board to share the platforms on which they are running.Read more

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  3. Academy CEO Apologizes to Members of Asian Descent for Oscar Night "Hurt"

    5:56 pm 3/15/2016

    Dawn Hudson emailed the 25 Academy members who signed a letter of protest, calling their concerns "valid" and promising that "future Oscar telecasts [will] be more culturally sensitive."Read more

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  4. Academy Governors to Revisit Diversity Initiatives

    8:04 pm 3/14/2016

    At its first meeting since the Oscars, the organization's board of governors is expected to ratify, and possibly revise, some of the proposals originally passed in January.Read more

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  5. Participant Taps Christina Kounelias for New Marketing Post

    10:33 am 3/10/2016

    She will be leaving her position as marketing chief for the Motion Picture Academy.Read more

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  6. Oscars: Hungary Celebrates Foreign-Language Win

    12:20 am 2/29/2016

    Media outlets cheer 'Son of Saul,' which went from a "three-page idea to a world success" thanks to the national funding system, its head Andy Vajna says, adding his country provides "great opportunity" for talented directors.Read more

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  7. Oscars: 25 Memorable Quotes From the Show

    10:27 pm 2/28/2016

    From Chris Rock's opening monologue to Leonardo DiCaprio's passionate speech, a roundup of the best quotes of the night.Read more

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  8. Oscars: Hungary Wins Its First Foreign-Language Honor Since Fall of Communism

    1:45 pm 2/25/2016

    'Son of Saul,' directed by Laszlo Nemes, beat out competitors from France, Denmark, Colombia and Jordan. Read more

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  9. From Blue Dragons to Lolas, A Global Guide to Foreign Countries' Oscars

    6:00 am 2/24/2016

    You may know France's Cesars, but do you know which countries hand out the Golden Rooster, Ariel and Bodil awards, which country has three best picture honors and whose statuette looks like a scarab beetle?Read more

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  10. Oscars: How Many People Watch the Ceremony Worldwide?

    2:56 am 2/19/2016

    THR compiles data and estimates for key markets as the Academy used to tout a 1 billion figure, but these days is talking about "several hundred million" viewers.Read more

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