Gender Check 5/13/11 – 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 5 p.m. (EST) on Friday, May 13 was titled “Rising Food and Gas Costs Push Up Consumer Prices.” Its subject was the rate of inflation and predictions for summer gas costs.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – economist

2. Male – economist

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 5 p.m. (EST) on Friday, May 13 was titled “Central Tampa Beer Lovers Unite!.” Its subject was the upcoming celebration of American Craft Brew Week.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – brewery owner

2. Female – pub owner

3. Male – brewery owner

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