Motion picture academy outlines new standards of conduct for the post-Weinstein era

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www.latimes.com—As Hollywood continues to grapple with the wave of sexual harassment scandals that have reverberated across the entertainment industry and beyond, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sent a letter to its roughly 8,500 members on Wednesday outlining new standards of conduct that they...

Academy board establishes new standards of conduct post-Weinstein. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has established new standards of conduct for its members after allegations of sexual misconduct have roiled Hollywood in recent months. Academy chief executive officer Dawn Hudson sent a letter to its members Wednesday night outlining the standards expected to be upheld by the roughly 8,500 members. The letter said a special task force was formed to draft the standards. "Over the course of weeks, the task force consulted with professors of ethics,...