Gender Check 3/11/11 South

*Gender Checks are quick examinations of gender representation in individual news articles for the purpose of discovering trends over time. Click here to read more.

Website: The Miami Herald

On the Miami Herald, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 3 p.m. (EST) on Friday, March 11 was titled “South Dade Gets Mini-Arsht Center.” Its subject was the announcement of $51 million contract for a new performing arts center to open in the Culter Bay area next month.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – managing director of facility

2. Male – mayor of Cutler Bay

3. Male – director of cultural affairs for Miami-Dade County

4. Male – vice mayor of Cutler Bay

Notes/analysis:

 

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 3 p.m. (EST) on Friday, March 11 was titled “City’s Review Of New Garden Regulations Pushed Back.” Its subject was the city council’s decision to hold off on a proposal to change fees for neighborhood garden plots.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

1. Female- organizer in support of the fee change

Notes/analysis: Several groups are mentioned but not by individual members.

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