“You Will Have a Good Career Here, but Not a Great Career”: Male Mentoring and the Women Journalists of the Canadian Press News Cooperative, 1965–2000

@article{Freeman2016YouWH,
  title={“You Will Have a Good Career Here, but Not a Great Career”: Male Mentoring and the Women Journalists of the Canadian Press News Cooperative, 1965–2000},
  author={B. Freeman},
  journal={Labour / Le Travail},
  year={2016},
  volume={78},
  pages={237 - 264}
}
  • B. Freeman
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Labour / Le Travail
The women journalists who worked for Canadian Press (cp) from the mid-1960s to the year 2000 faced varying degrees of overt and subtle discrimination within an institution that prided itself on its unbiased stance on political and social issues. Unionization in the mid-1970s, new federal employment equity regulations a decade later, and their own demands for equal opportunities led to improvements in better workplace conditions for cp women, but did not satisfy their requests for work-life… Expand
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