Gender Check 7/22/11 – 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 11 a.m. (EST) on Friday, July 22 was titled “Feds Investigate Congressman David Rivera On Casino Contract.” Its subject was the inquiry into a $1 million consulting contract in Miami.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Authors: Male (shared byline)

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – Congressman (as quoted from an email)
  2. Male – attorney

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 11 a.m. (EST) on Friday, July 22 was titled “Red Light Cameras Going Up.” Its subject was the addition of cameras to five Tampa intersections.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

none

Notes/Analysis: Most of this information was being recycled from reporting originally posted on TBO.com. The author credits these other reporters, both male.

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