Gender Check 6/4/12 – 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, June 4, was titled “Medicaid More Than Medical Aid”.

Here is its breakdown:

Subject:  Science and Health: Medicine (Global Media Monitoring Project 20)

Word count: 1,466

Authors: Female (2)

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

  1. Male – healthcare employee
  2. Female – public policy director
  3. Male – public policy director
  4. Male – medicaid policy expert
  5. Female – public policy advisor
  6. Male – state health agency director
  7. Female – regional service organization director
  8. Male – insurance agency director
  9. Male – patient
  10. Female – former First Lady
  11. Male – state agency commissioner

Notes/Analysis: Two pictures in a photo gallery accompanied this story, the second in a three-part series. Both photos featured male subjects.

Website: Patch Buckhead

On Patch Buckhead, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 9 p.m. EST on Monday, June 4, was titled “Pre-K registration, Boortz Retires, Cascade resident soon to have new home.

Here is its breakdown:

Subject: various

Word count: n/a

Author: Male

Human sources (listed in order mentioned):

none

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