Media election survey referendum 1980

This study is part of the collection Media Election Survey

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.

Principal organisation:

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0199

Purpose:

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

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.

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

Publications

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

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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Version 1.0:

2015-03-26 doi:10.5878/002626

Available documentation:

Media election survey referendum 1980 - News analysis

Citation:

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

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