Sara de Vuyst

Advancing Gender Equality in Media Industries

Looking for unicorns (I)

Gender and Digital Technologies

Sara de Vuyst shows how the new working conditions have created new job profiles combining traditional journalist skills with modern ones like computer expertise for example. These “unicorn” journalists are highly demanded in the industry while the supply is rather small due to those profiles being basically unrealistic. Because of different patterns of educational pathways, these new profiles contribute to the under-representation of women in media.