Byline Report: Week of 8/19/12 to 8/25/12

The Gender Report

The Byline Report is a project aimed at surveying authorship at online news websites. Each report records a week’s worth of data from six websites for the purpose of uncovering trends over time. Bylines are counted from all articles in the site’s RSS feed. For more details about the project, click here.

Week 8: Aug. 19, 2012 – Aug. 25, 2012

California Watch

  • Percent by women: 52.9%
  • Percent by men: 35.3%
  • Percent shared (both male and female authors): 11.8%
  • Percent by other*: 0%

The Center for Public Integrity**

  • Percent by women: 43.8%
  • Percent by men: 31.3%
  • Percent shared: 3.1%
  • Percent by other*: 21.9%

Politico – “2012 Live

  • Percent by women: 28.3%
  • Percent by men: 58.6%
  • Percent shared:  4.9%
  • Percent by other*: 8.2%

ProPublica

  • Percent by women: 53.8%
  • Percent by men: 15.4%
  • Percent shared: 15.4%
  • Percent by other*: 15.4%

Slate

  • Percent by women: 27.5%
  • Percent by men: 65.2%

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