Media election survey referendum 1980

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Description

This is the second study of the political contents in press, radio and television within the research projects ´Mass media and the electorate´ and ´Swedish election campaign´ and it was carried out in connection with the referendum on nuclear power in March 1980. It is a detailed campaign study of news reporting in the press, radio and television during the last ten weeks before the day of the referendum.

Purpose:

To describe, identify and analyse media's reporting of the election campaign 1980.

Subject area

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

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0199

Description

This is the second study of the political contents in press, radio and television within the research projects ´Mass media and the electorate´ and ´Swedish election campaign´ and it was carried out in connection with the referendum on nuclear power in March 1980. It is a detailed campaign study of news reporting in the press, radio and television during the last ten weeks before the day of the referendum.

Purpose:

To describe, identify and analyse media's reporting of the election campaign 1980.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1980

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Sampling procedure

Non-probability: Purposive

Funding

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Subject area

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

Publications

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Asp, K., Hedberg, P., & Esaiasson, P. (1985) Massmedieundersökning : folkomröstningen 1980 : teknisk rapport. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.
ISSN: 0282-311X

Holmberg, Sören & Asp, Kent (1984) Kampen om kärnkraften : några resultat från väljar- och mediestudier i samband med 1980 års folkomröstning. Göteborg: Dept. of Political Science

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Media election survey referendum 1980 - News analysis

Suggested citation

Kent Asp. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2015). <em>Media election survey referendum 1980 - News analysis</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002626">https://doi.org/10.5878/002626</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Content coding

Time period(s) for data collection: 1980-01-14 — 1980-03-23

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Communications: Public

Time period(s) investigated

1980

Variables

118

Number of individuals/objects

9271

Published: 1986-01-01
Last updated: 2020-05-14