Gender Check 3/5/12 – 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 9 p.m. EST on Monday, March 5, was titled “1 Killed, 1 Hurt in NW Atlanta shooting.”

Here is its breakdown:

Subject:  Crime and Violence: Violent crime, murder, abduction, assault, etc. (Global Media Monitoring Project 38)

Word count: 220

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Female – relative of victim
  2. Male – police officer
  3. Female – relative of victim

Website: Patch Buckhead

On Patch Buckhead, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 9 p.m. EST on Monday, March 5, was titled “GOP Primary: Who’s Donating in Buckhead?.”

Here is its breakdown:

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

Word count: 129

Author: Female

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

none

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