Gender Check 3/19/12 – 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 8 p.m. EST on Monday, March 19, was titled “One Dead, One Critical In Apparent Murder-Attempted Suicide.”

Here is its breakdown:

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

Word count: 304

Author: Female

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – police officer

Website: Patch Buckhead

On Patch Buckhead, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 8 p.m. EST on Monday, March 19, was titled “Video Integration Center Named for Loudermilk Family.

Here is its breakdown:

Subject: Social and Legal – legal system, judiciary (Global Media Monitoring Project No. 35)

Word count: 432

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – police foundation president
  2. Male – business owner
  3. Male – business owner
  4. Male – mayor

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