Gender Check 10/24/11 – South

Website: The Miami Herald

On the Miami Herald, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 6 p.m. (EST) on Monday, Oct. 24 was “Regulators Agree to Let FPL Raise Rates to Pay For Possible Nuclear Plants“. Its subject was a $2 raise in electricity rates for Florida customers.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Female

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – utilities commissioner
  2. Female – utilities commissioner
  3. Male – lawyer
  4. Male – utilities commissioner

Website: Patch (Seminole Heights)

On Patch of Seminole Heights, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 6 p.m. (EST) on Monday, October 24 was titled “Biking to Arts and Antiques in Seminole Heights.” Its subject was a weekend event in the community.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned)

None

Notes/Analysis: The feature image accompanying the story was of two female participants in the event.

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