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Oscar diversity campaign may take time - but Chris will still rock the show

Academy announces sweeping changes, pledging to double female, minority membership by 2020
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 05:50
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Show producer Reginald Hudlin said Chris Rock (above) had told him "I'm throwing out the show I wrote and writing a new show". Hudlin added "you should expect (#OscarsSoWhite jokes)".

Los Angeles

THE Oscars have launched a landmark campaign to diversify the ranks of Academy Award voters who decide which actors, movies and filmmakers earn recognition, but Hollywood's highest honours may remain a predominantly white affair for some time to come.

Amid an outcry

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