The news business, 60 years ago

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What could a high school student in the 1940s expect from a career in journalism?

Well, according to this vocational counselling film, blatant sexual discrimination.

That’s right, male journalists might as well forget about ever being allowed to write for the society pages, childcare stories, or home and garden sections.

Of course, women couldn’t write for any of the other areas in a newspaper.

– Hat tip: Roy Greenslade