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New Oscar Envelopes List Category in Huge Type to Avoid Mix-ups

Mar 04, 2018 - The New York Times

With new practices in place, it would be hard for the Oscars to repeat last year’s best picture mix-up.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed several changes in January, including presenters ensuring they have the correct envelope before they go on stage, with that fact confirmed by stage managers, too. PwC accountants were forbidden from using social media during the show, in hopes of reducing distractions.

But the biggest change became quickly apparent on Sund...