Gender Check 7/15/11 – 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 10:30 a.m. (EST) on Friday, July 15 was titled “MDC Not Likely To Lose Accreditation, Say Experts.” Its subject was the possibility of part-time faculty numbers jeopardizing Miami Dade College’s status as a higher-ed institution.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male -college president (from a previously released letter)
  2. Male – spokesman
  3. Female – spokeswoman
  4. Female – policy analyst

Notes/analysis: Some key sources for this story declined comment.

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 10:30 a.m. (EST) on Friday, July 15 was titled “Looking for a Gas Bargain? Try These Pumps.” Its subject was a listing of local gas stations and their current prices.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

none

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