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Netflix gets its first Golden Globe for best motion picture (drama) in a bizarre, live tweeted event


You didn’t miss last night’s Golden Globes — it wasn’t on. But you may have seen the tweets. NBC announced in May 2021 it wouldn’t broadcast the awards show this year after an investigation by The L.A. Times revealed the lack of diversity within the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the organization that hosts the annual event, as well as evidence of some members receiving gifts that amounted to bribes. As the HFPA undergoes reforms, it hosted last night’s pared-down event privately — it was not aired on television, nor even live-streamed.
Instead, the event’s winners were live-tweeted in an often bizarre fashion.
It seems the HFPA could have benefitted from Twitter’s paid subscription offering which lets you undo tweets with mistakes. Last night …

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