California Today: How the Oscars Sent the Wrong Message — Again.

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in addition to also the Oscar for shooting itself inside the foot goes to … the Academy of Motion Picture Arts in addition to also Sciences. Again!

On Wednesday, the elite organization behind the Oscars sent a letter to its roughly 9,0 members. The note outlined — inside the vaguest of ways — two major alterations to the Academy Awards, each intended “to keep the Oscars in addition to also our academy relevant in a changing world.” There will right now be a category to honor what the letter called “well-liked” movies. (“Eligibility requirements in addition to also some other key details will be forthcoming.”) in addition to also the telecast will be cut to three hours via four; statuettes in “certain” categories will be awarded during commercial breaks.

Left with little information by the academy, which did not make officials available for interviews, news outlets assembled stories with the one ingredient that will was plentiful: outrage. “The film business passed away today,” the actor, Rob Lowe, wrote on Twitter, which immediately boiled over with similar comments.