Hollywood diversity

NG: In Golden Globes Scandal, Real Culprits Were Corporate News Media — Including NBC

The Golden Globes was always a fake awards show and no one was more open about this than the Globes itself. Year after year, the televised ceremony made fun of its own lack of scruples, inviting the public to laugh along with the big joke. And everyone was happy to do so, especially NBC and the corporate entertainment media, which made a fortune on advertising.

The stage is set for the nominations announcement for the 79th Golden Globe Awards, December 13, 2021, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

Cartoon Network, HBO Max Target Preschoolers with Woke Animated Shows

Cartoon Network and HBO Max are launching a new slate of programming aimed at preschoolers that will spotlight diversity, representation, and other woke issues, with shows like Little Ellen, which includes same-sex couples from producer Ellen DeGeneres, and Mush-Mush & The Mushables, about tiny guardians of the forest.

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Music Corporations That Lecture About Racial Justice Are Led by Executives Who Are Overwhelmingly White Men, 4 Percent Are Black

The entertainment industry likes to lecture ordinary Americans about the importance of diversity while continually failing to live up to its own woke standards. The latest evidence: a new study showing music company executives are overwhelmingly white men, with less than 5 percent of CEO, chair, and president roles occupied by black people.

SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 28: Musician Colin Hay performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center on January 28, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Study: Liberal Hollywood Excludes Women, Minorities & LGBT People

A study released on Monday by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism finds that Hollywood’s problems with diversity are the result of the entire industry discriminating against women, minorities, and and the LGBT community.

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Academy President to Old White Members: I’ve Asked ‘the Elephant in the Room to Leave’

At the annual Oscars nominee luncheon on Monday, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs highlighted the organization’s new rule changes as a positive step to combat the diversity controversy surrounding this year’s Academy Awards. Speaking of the new rules aimed at purging the voting rights of older, white Academy members to increase diversity, Isaacs said that she had asked “the elephant in the room” to “leave.”

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GLAAD: LGBT TV Characters Not Black Enough

GLAAD’s annual “Where are We on TV” report for the 2015-2016 TV season finds that while LGBT character representation in TV is up, too many new gay and bisexual characters are white, and the transgender community and those living with HIV are underrepresented.

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