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Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years
Television Academy aims to update its image after 68 years

Sixty-eight years ago a cartoon director, a radio station owner, a military film editor and a Glendale schoolteacher came together with the goal of turning an emerging technology into a respected profession. Their pet project — the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences — on Tuesday plans to unveil a similarly ambitious campaign to rebuild its North Hollywood headquarters complex, update its image and encourage a more diverse workforce in the television industry. "We need to be more contemporary," Bruce Rosenblum, the former Warner Bros. television executive who is chairman and chief executive of the academy, said in an interview at the group's Lankershim...

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