On the Seattle Times, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 9 a.m. (PST) Tuesday, Nov. 22, was titled “Gregoire proposes half-cent sales-tax increase.” Its subject was the governor’s proposals to help deal with a budget shortfall.
On the Seattle Times, one of the lead articles featured on the home page as of 1 p.m. (MST) Tuesday, April 26, was titled “Boeing still struggling with 787.” Its subject was struggles in the progress of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner program. The first planes are scheduled to be delivered at the end of September.
Here is its gender breakdown:
–Human sources (listed in order mentioned):
1. Male, mechanic (not named)
2. Female, spokeswoman
3. Unknown, engineer (not named)
4. Unknown, employee (not named)
Notes/analysis: This story had an interesting mix of an official source and a number of employees who spoke anonymously as the company does not allow them to comment on their work. In two out of three cases, that meant that employee’s gender was not discernible.