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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — THR Chief Janice Min Interviews Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs and CEO Dawn Hudson

Listen in as the president/CCO of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group sits down for an in-depth conversation with the leaders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

#OscarsSoWhite: Academy Chiefs Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Drama That Led to Historic Change (Exclusive)

"It's not about political correctness," CEO Dawn Hudson, joined by president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, tells Janice Min as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' top brass sit for a lengthy, wide-ranging interview about Chris Rock, critics of the membership changes and how inclusion is essential for survival.

SAG-AFTRA President on Academy Diversity Changes: It’s a “Good Start”

"They’re doing some smart things that will enhance inclusion and promote diversity," Ken Howard said.

Academy CEO on Oscars’ Diversity: “This Feels Like an Inflection Point”

The Academy Awards are "almost at a point of crisis," says its "devastated" leader Dawn Hudson, and the #OscarsSoWhite issue won't go away until key changes are made.

Academy Hires Former L.A. Times Writer to Oversee Membership

Lorenza Munoz was hired as managing director, membership and awards.

Academy Renews Dawn Hudson’s Contract as CEO

Hudson, who oversees the Academy's day-to-day activities, will continue in that role through 2017.

Academy Chief Dawn Hudson’s Contract Deadline Looms

While her three-year deal expires in June, it has yet to be taken up by the organization's board of governors, whose next meeting isn't until May 6.

Ric Robertson’s Academy Exit Represents Changing of Guard (Analysis)

The exec has been with the Academy since 1981, serving as second-in-command to the executive director from 1989 until 2011, when he became COO alongside Dawn Hudson's CEO.

Academy’s New Movie Museum Designers: ‘Don’t Call It a Museum’

AMPAS also will offer naming rights to interior elements in the building as it embarks on an initial $100 million fund-raising effort.

Boston’s Emerson College Set to Break Ground On Splashy $110-Million L.A. Campus On Sunset Blvd.

The facility’s bold design is by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne.

Jessica Chastain Talks Paris Couture, Oscar Gowns at THR’s Nominees Night 2012

The Oscar nominee says she hasn't yet made her final decision on her gown-of-choice for Sunday's Academy Awards.

On Eve of Oscars, Academy Chief Dawn Hudson Breaks Silence, Answers Critics: ‘I Don’t Think Change Is Easy’ (Exclusive)

Heading into the first Academy Awards under Hudson's leadership, she and COO Ric Robertson reveal the Brett ?Ratner backstory, address the white-male problem and discuss their ambitious agenda