The following story will move Saturday as this week’s Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
OSCARS-DIVERSITY-SCREENWRITING – African-American screenwriter Alyson Fouse was working on the cheerleader comedy “Bring It On” when producers called for a character to be “more ‘ghetto,’ for want of a better word,” she said. She negotiated the outcome, but it’s a struggle for writers to overcome Hollywood’s diversity problem even though stories and characters start with them. By Entertainment Writer Lynn Elber. UPCOMING: About 800 words, photos.
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