Gender Check 5/20/11 – 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, May 20 was titled “Judge: No Early Voting Sunday in Miami-Dade Election.” Its subject was a ruling in support of a local election board’s decision around a special election’s timeline.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

1. Female – judge

2. Male – attorney

3. Male – elections supervisor

4. Male – candidate

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, May 20 was titled “5 Things to Know About Saturday’s ‘Judgment Day‘.” Its subject was the upcoming prediction of Judgment Day in the Christian faith..

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

1. Male – evangelist (as quoted by another media outlet)

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