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Schwartz: In light of the 2017 Oscars debacle, we should place less emphasis on award shows

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

March 1, 2017

When I watched the snafu that unfolded as “La La Land” was mistakenly handed the Oscar for Best Picture instead of “Moonlight,” I couldn’t help but wonder why we allow The Academy to have so much authority to judge art...