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Golden Globes viewers criticize show's lack of diversity on Twitter

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN
January 13, 2014 -- Updated 1704 GMT (0104 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Some Golden Globes viewers criticized a lack of diversity among nominees and winners
  • Many used the Twitter hashtag #NotBuyingIt to point out examples
  • Some lauded hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and best drama, "12 Years a Slave"

(CNN) -- Even if you didn't watch the Golden Globes, you might have caught the highlights and low points from Twitter's armchair critics. Amid the chatter about dresses, 'dos and the long path to the stage, some viewers used Twitter to call out examples of sexism and the lack of diversity surrounding the awards.

While there was much love for hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, discussion of gender inequality and racial disparities among nominees and winners coursed throughout the Twitterverse. Some of the conversation was stoked by the Representation Project, a nonprofit that challenges gender stereotypes in the media. The group urged viewers to use the hashtag #NotBuyingIt to cite examples of racism and sexism during the show and in commercials.

Here's a sampling of those comments:

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