Functions of the press: Council study

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Lars Aldemark - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description

This study is part of the research program The Role of the Press in Society, a project initiated by the 1972 Commission of tbe Press. The motive for a total investigation of the councillors in the four municipalities of the survey was to reach a group of politically active persons, who could be expected to a greater extent to be readers of more than one newspaper. Hereby there was a possibility of comparison of attitudes to and use of various dailies.

Subject area

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Lars Aldemark - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0134

Description

This study is part of the research program The Role of the Press in Society, a project initiated by the 1972 Commission of tbe Press. The motive for a total investigation of the councillors in the four municipalities of the survey was to reach a group of politically active persons, who could be expected to a greater extent to be readers of more than one newspaper. Hereby there was a possibility of comparison of attitudes to and use of various dailies.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1974-02-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Municipal councillors in Malmö, Göteborg, Västerås and Leksand

Time Method

Funding

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Nämnden för samhällsinformation

Subject area

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Publications

Svensk press. Pressens funktioner i samhället. SOU 1975:78. Stockholm: LiberFörlag.
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ISBN: 9138024756

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Council study

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Lars Aldemark - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1974-02-01

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

453

Number of individuals/objects

250

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