Gender Check 5/6/11 – 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 8 p.m. (EST) on Friday, May 6 was titled “Art Basel Makes Move Into Asia.” Its subject was the expansion of a Miami-based art company.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

1. Female – director

2. Male – director

3. Male – artist

4. Male – art dealer

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 8 p.m. (EST) on Friday, May 6 was titled “Meet Tampa Fire Rescue’s Mike Billek.” Its subject was Q&A with a local firefighter.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – featured firefighter

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