Gender check: 11/8/11 – West

*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: Seattle Times

On the Seattle Times, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 9:20 a.m. (PST) Tuesday, Nov. 8, was titled “Warrant issued for figure in Seattle schools scandal.” Its subject was the main figured in the alleged to scheme to bilk the school district out of $250,000 did not appear in court.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

None.

Notes/analysis: This story since it emerged has often been at the top of the Seattle website’s home pages. View other Gender Checks of articles on the Seattle Schools here.


Website: Seattle P-I

Seattle P-I, 11/8/2011

On the Seattle P-I, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 9:20 a.m. (PST) Tuesday, Nov. 8, was titled “Warrant issued for main figure in Seattle schools contracting scandal.” Its subject was the same as above.

Here is its gender breakdown:

Author: Male

Human sources  (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male, accused (according to police report)
  2. Male, prosecutor
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