Gender Check 4/29/11 – 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 7 p.m. (EST) on Friday, April 29 was titled “Last Call for UM’s Campus Bar.” Its subject was the closing of a campus bar at the University of Miami.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – graduate student at University of Miami

2. Male – university staff

3. Male – student

4. Female – student

5. Male – university trustee

6. Female – bartender

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 7 p.m. (EST) on Friday, April 29 was titled “Tampa Catholic Baseball Loses Heart-breaker to CCC.” Its subject was recap of a local high school baseball game.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – head coach

2. Male – player

3. Male – other head coach

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