Comedian Chris Rock, who will host the Oscars ceremony, is said to be working on new material poking fun at the awards’ lack of diversity. Photo: AP

Oscars diversity pledge will take time to yield results, observers say

Academy agrees to double female and minority membership by 2020, after criticism of all-white nominee list for acting honours – criticism that this year’s Oscars ceremony host Chris Rock will mine for laughs

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Comedian Chris Rock, who will host the Oscars ceremony, is said to be working on new material poking fun at the awards’ lack of diversity. Photo: AP
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