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Do the New Oscar Diversity Standards Actually Accomplish Anything? – The Big Picture


The Academy Awards revealed its long-awaited new standards for “inclusivity and representation” for eligibility in the Best Picture category set to begin in 2024, setting off a firestorm of arguments about objectivity, tokenism, and also whether it goes far enough. But are the new Oscar standards, as written, actually intended to change anything? Or just make people feel like something is getting done? The Big Picture takes a look.

This is The Big Picture with Bob Chipman, talking about the new Oscar diversity standards.

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Bob Chipman
Bob Chipman is a critic and author.