Journalists' questions during the Public Health Agency of Sweden's press conferences during the corona pandemic 2020

SND-ID: 2021-191

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Peter Dahlgren - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication orcid

Description

This dataset contains questions/turn-takings asked by journalists during the Public Health Agency of Sweden's press conferences during the corona pandemic throughout 2020, as well as during personal interviews with government representatives (mainly the Public Health Agency) on Aftonbladet's web TV and on Sveriges Television's live TV broadcasts. The purpose was to investigate the proportion of journalists' questions that were critical. The data is collected through a quantitative content analysis coded by hand by an individual coder. A total of 1,215 questions / turn-takings (with 26 variables) were asked by journalists, collected during the period 2020-03-06 to 2020-12-29.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Identifiers

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Funding

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Public Health Agency of Sweden's press conferences

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
The sample includes all of Public Health Agency of Sweden's press conferences during the time period.

Time period(s) investigated

2020-03-06–2020-12-29

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords
Publications

Dahlgren, P. M. (2021). Ställde journalisterna kritiska frågor under Folkhälsomyndighetens presskonferenser? I L. Truedson & B. Johansson (Red.), Journalistik i coronans tid (s. 45–72). Institutet för mediestudier. https://mediestudier.se/publikationer/journalistik-i-coronans-tid/
ISBN: 9789198498288

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Dataset
Journalists' questions during the Public Health Agency of Sweden's press conferences during the corona pandemic 2020

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Description

The dataset contains raw data, R scripts with comments and plotted graphs. Refer to the documentation file README.pdf (Swedish) for descriptions of individual files.

Version 1

Citation

Peter Dahlgren. University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (2021). <em>Journalists' questions during the Public Health Agency of Sweden's press conferences during the corona pandemic 2020</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/9hks-7g79">https://doi.org/10.5878/9hks-7g79</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Software

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Peter Dahlgren - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication orcid

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Content coding
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2020-03-06–2020-12-29
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public

Variables

26

Number of individuals/objects

1215

License

Creative Commons  Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Published: 2021-09-10