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: Boston Globe (Boston.com)
On Boston.com, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 3 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, March 28, was titled “MBTA unveils 23 percent fare hike; limited service cuts also proposed.”
Here is its breakdown:
Subject: Politics and Government: other domestic politics (Global Media Monitoring Project No. 4)
Word count: 909
Human sources (listed in order mentioned):
- Male – secretary of transportation
- Male – governor
Website: Open Media Boston
At the time of this post at 3 p.m. EST, the site had not posted new content since last week’s Gender Check.