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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

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...