The press and nuclear power 1976

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Karl Branzén - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

This study was conducted in connection with the 1976 election study in order to study how the question of nuclear power has been handled by the press. Twenty daily newspapers were analysed during five weeks in the autumn 1976. The papers analysed were chosen after their political preferences in order to represent the different views of the major political parties. The study includes 2807 editorials, articles, advertisements and other materials containing views on the use of nuclear power.

Subject area

Media, Energy and natural resources, Elections (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Karl Branzén - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0079

Description

This study was conducted in connection with the 1976 election study in order to study how the question of nuclear power has been handled by the press. Twenty daily newspapers were analysed during five weeks in the autumn 1976. The papers analysed were chosen after their political preferences in order to represent the different views of the major political parties. The study includes 2807 editorials, articles, advertisements and other materials containing views on the use of nuclear power.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1976-08-16 — 1976-09-19

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Unavailable

Time Method

Funding

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Nämnden för samhällsinformation

Subject area

Media, Energy and natural resources, Elections (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Associated documentation

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Publications

Holmberg, S. (1978) Pressen och kärnkraften. En studie av nyhetsförmedling och debatt i 20 tidningar under 1976 års valrörelse. Report series 1978:4. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.
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The press and nuclear power 1976

Suggested citation

Sören Holmberg, Karl Branzén, Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1984). <em>The press and nuclear power 1976</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001122">https://doi.org/10.5878/001122</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Karl Branzén - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-08-16 — 1976-09-19

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Communications: Public

Variables

65

Number of individuals/objects

2807

Published: 1984-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06