Occupation of Kungstorget in Göteborg 1976 - studies about information and the formation of public opinion

SND-ID: SND 0115

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kent Asp - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Claes Lundgren - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

On the initiative and with the support of The National Psychological Defense Planning Committee this study was made of medias´ reporting of the events connected with the occupation of Kungstorget in Göteborg. The aim was to study information and the creation of public opinion around the occupation, which part medias´ moves played for the activists´ possibilities to affect a larger section of public opinion and a try to investigate what value various media have as a basis for information for the standpoint of the single citizen.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

Department of Political Science

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Göteborg Municipality

Topic and keywords

Research area

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Asp, K. (1978) Kungstorgsockupationen i Göteborg : studier kring information och opinionsbildning. Beredskapsnämnden för psykologiskt försvar, Nr 91. Stockholm.
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Occupation of Kungstorget in Göteborg 1976 - studies about information and the formation of public opinion

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Citation

Kent Asp, Claes Lundgren. University of Gothenburg (2014). Occupation of Kungstorget in Göteborg 1976 - studies about information and the formation of public opinion. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002491

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kent Asp - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Claes Lundgren - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Variables

114

Number of individuals/objects

920

Published: 1982-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06