Parity: "Le Temps", Heidi News and Wikipedia refine their measurement tools

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The place of women in the media does not resemble this curve.

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By: Steven Jambot Follow |

Simon Decreuze Follow

30 mins

In

the media workshop

, a Wikipedian and two journalists from the Swiss media

Le Temps

and Heidi News present the tools put in place by their organizations to measure the place of women.

Publicity

On Thursday, May 6, the 2021 edition of the

Assises de la parité was held

, an event to discuss the place of women in the business world and beyond. 

The media workshop

 offers to hear concrete feedback from three guests:

Diane Ranville

, elected to the board of directors of

Wikimedia France

.

She organizes training and initiation workshops in Wikipedia, in particular around the issue of the gender gap to better represent women on the encyclopedia.

• 

Eléonore Sulser

, deputy editor-in-chief of the Swiss daily

Le Temps

, which since January 2018 has maintained a “ 

parity barometer

 ” which measures the place of women in the newspaper and on its website

Sarah Sermondadaz

, head of the Science feed of the Swiss media

Heidi News

, behind the

Heidi Gender Tracker

algorithm

on the proportion of women cited on their site.

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