Media election survey referendum 1980

SND-ID: SND 0199

This study is part of the collection Media Election Survey

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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.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Funding

  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Sampling procedure

Non-probability: Purposive

Time period(s) investigated

1980

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

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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Dataset
Media election survey referendum 1980 - News analysis

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

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>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Time period(s) investigated

1980

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

Variables

118

Number of individuals/objects

9271

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