The Academy’s Oscars Tinkering Risks Losing Its Die-Hard Audience

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is desperately trying to reverse a downward ratings trend for its annual Oscars telecast. That means going for big-name hosts like The Rock (who reportedly couldn’t take the gig) and Kevin Hart (who accepted and then bowed out amid controversy). It means implementing a half-baked “popular film” […]