The membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association approved widespread changes designed to diversify its ranks and address ethics complaints.
The Academy Awards are traditionally held at the 3,400-seater Dolby Theater in Los Angeles but because of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of people who will be allowed to attend is unclear.
Despite having lost the election, Trump – and Trumpism – is not going anywhere.
Members of the media have come under attack by police as well as protesters across the United States during the Black Lives Matter protests that were triggered by the death of George Floyd.
HBO Max's launch follows telecoms giant AT&T's $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, and brings that sprawling media empire's titles under one roof.
Film and television productions in California have been shuttered since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The service is expected to reach 75 million to 90 million global subscribers by 2025, with about 50 million of these coming from the United States, the company said earlier.
The multi-billion-dollar streaming platform has attracted big Hollywood names such as Steven Spielberg, Guillermo Del Toro and Jennifer Lopez.
More and more people across the US are staying at home as the country's novel coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 with a total number of infection soaring to 70,000.
Human rights NGOs, including Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders, have expressed concern over the amendments that label journalists, bloggers and internet users as "foreign agents".
The stabbing, which took place in the south of the Japanese capital Tokyo, also injured over a dozen people while the suspected attacker died from self-inflicted wounds, authorities and media said.
Steven Dymond is believed to have taken his own life after failing a lie detector test on ITV’s Jeremy Kyle show. The show has since been cancelled.
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