Entertainment Post-Weinstein, Academy issues new code of conduct

12:53  07 december  2017
12:53  07 december  2017 Source:   USA TODAY SPORTS

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Post - Weinstein , Academy issues new code of conduct . Author: Andrea Mandell. As sexual harassment and misconduct scandals rock Hollywood after Harvey Weinstein, the Academy has issued a new code of conduct .

Film Academy to Establish ‘ Code of Conduct ’ Following Harvey Weinstein Scandal. 14 to expel Weinstein , nine days after the New York Times posted an expose with explosive allegations of The Board of Governors will take up this issue at its next scheduled meetings in December and January.

Ramifications continue to unfold for Harvey Weinstein, who stands accused by dozens of women of sexual assault and harassment.© Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Ramifications continue to unfold for Harvey Weinstein, who stands accused by dozens of women of sexual assault and harassment.

As sexual harassment scandals continue to rock Hollywood, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued a new code of conduct for its members.

Following bombshell sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood figures including movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, director James Toback and actor Kevin Spacey, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson emailed members Wednesday evening, informing them of the new "statement of values" members are expected to uphold.

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HWD Daily. The Academy Moves into a Post - Weinstein World. Film Academy C.E.O. Dawn Hudson explains the group’s next step: a code of conduct for members, which will include a The Academy ’s board of governors will take up the issue at its next scheduled meetings in December and January.

Entertainment. Weinstein Scandal Influences A New ‘ Code Of Conduct ’ For The Academy . Just two weeks after it expelled the disgraced Hollywood executive from the group, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson detailed its plans to take action on the issue in an email sent to its members on Thursday

Procedures for handling allegations of misconduct are being finalized, she said in a memo obtained by USA TODAY.

"Much remains to be done," Hudson wrote. "The task force will finalize procedures for handling allegations of misconduct, assuring that we can address them fairly and expeditiously. This process will ultimately guide the Board of Governors in assessing if certain allegations warrant action regarding membership."

The Academy, the group that gives out the Oscars, voted to expel Weinstein from its ranks in an emergency meeting on Oct. 14. Nothing has been said about whether members such as Kevin Spacey will keep their membership.

Hudson said the task force assembled to build the code of conduct "consulted with professors of ethics, business, philosophy and law from Georgetown, Harvard, Notre Dame and Stanford, as well as experts in human resources and sexual harassment."

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is moving forward with its efforts to establish a new code of conduct for its members, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said In the wake of the Weinstein scandal, and as the issue of sexual harassment has taken on new urgency, there have been those

Post - Weinstein , Academy issues new code of conduct . Author: Andrea Mandell. As sexual harassment and misconduct scandals rock Hollywood after Harvey Weinstein, the Academy has issued a new code of conduct .

She said they met with the Television Academy and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and also reviewed the codes of conduct of other organizations, including the American Film Institute and UCLA.

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