Gender Check 2/20/12 – 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: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

On The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 5 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 20, was titled “Atlanta Firefighters Union Wants Outside Review of Cheating Allegations.

Here is its breakdown:

Subject:  Politics and Government: Domestic politics, government (Global Media Monitoring Project 4)

Word count: 367

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – union president
  2. Male – city attorney

Website: Patch Buckhead

On Patch Buckhead, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 5 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 20, was titled “Man Commits Suicide at Buckhead Apartment Complex.”

Here is its breakdown:

Subject: Crime and Violence – other (Global Media Monitoring Project No. 44)

Word count: 165

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Female – police department spokeswoman
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