Gender Check 4/22/11 – 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 10 p.m. (EST) on Friday, April 22 was titled “Long-staying Patients Hurt Jackson’s Finances.” Its subject was the public hospital’s struggle to cover costs for uninsured patients.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – treasurer for city’s governing board

2. Male

3. Female – union president

4. Male – professor

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 10 p.m. (EST) on Friday, April 22 was titled “Hillsborough School District Wants Your Input.” Its subject was an upcoming decision apply for a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education for teacher recruiting limitations.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – director of federal programs for the district

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