Welcome to this week’s round-up of news, commentary and industry announcements that you may have missed from the past week.
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In the news
Academy Awards issues apology to Sacheen Littlefeather (ScreenDaily)
Amol Rajan to host ‘University Challenge’ from Autumn 2023 (The Guardian)
Disney+ to launch ad-supported subscription tier at current price for ad-free subscription (The Hollywood Reporter)
Bryce Dallas Howard discusses gender pay gap on ‘Jurassic World 2’ (The Hollywood Reporter)
Features and commentary
Story theft claims and how Hollywood might be starting to avoid them (The Hollywood Reporter)
The accent bias in Hollywood (IndieWire)
UKTV joins ScreenSkills Unscripted TV Skills Fund (ScreenSkills)
The evolution of LGBTQ+ law (Simkins)