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DGA Nominates White Men, Variety Proclaims Diversity

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Someone at Variety must have gotten very low SAT scores to write this headline:

Diverse crowd for DGA nominations

about 6 white guys nominated for best director of a feature film:

Paul Thomas AndersonThere Will Be Blood
Joel Coen & Ethan CoenNo Country for Old Men
Tony GilroyMichael Clayton
Sean PennInto the Wild
Julian SchnabelThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Actually DGA president Michael Apted, another known white male, is responsible for the “diversity” theme, as he noted that the nominated films were a diverse selection without any major studio blockbusters, such as last year’s winner The Departed. But that’s not quite what the headline says, now is it?

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