Gender Check 10/17/11 – South

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 Monday, Oct. 17 was “University of Miami Med School Gets New Genetic Robot”. Its subject was the acquisition of a robot to aid in research of genetics-related diseases.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – dean of medical school
  2. Female – director of genetics research institute
  3. Male – medical expert

Notes/Analysis: The photo accompanying this story was of the male dean of the medical school, also used as a source.

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 Monday, October 17 was titled “‘Patch is Polling Local Republicans.” Its subject was a partnership with the Huffington Post to precede the 2012 Repbulican convention in Tampa.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: unknown

Human sources (listed in order mentioned)

none

Notes/Analysis: All of the lead stories were posted as opinion pieces, which we do not typically include in our analysis.

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