Academy’s new Oscar category aimed to boost ratings gets backlash instead

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to boost viewer numbers—even if it means making filmmakers and fans angry. On Wednesday, the organization announced a few changes for its 2019 ceremony: Change is coming to the #Oscars. Here's what you need to know: - A new category is being designed around achievement in popular film. It needs to get more people to watch the Oscars, which last year hit an all-time low in viewership, attracting a mere 26.5

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