Media election survey 1985

SND-ID: SND 0201

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 fourth study of the political contents in press, radio and television within the research projects ´Mass media and the electorate´, ´Swedish election campaign´ and ´Parliament, elections and the representative democracy´ and it was carried out in connection with the 1985 general election. It is a detailed campaign study of news reporting in the press, radio and television during the last four weeks before the day of the referendum. See Media election survey 1979 for more information about the research project.

Purpose:

To describe, identify and analyse media's reporting of the election campaign 1985.

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

Population

Nyhetsanalysen: Artikel (storstadstidningar), inslag (radio/TV) Ledaranalysen: Ledarartikel (storstadstidningar)

Sampling procedure

Non-probability: Purposive

Time period(s) investigated

1985

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

Asp, K., Hedberg, P., & Esaiasson, P. (1988) Massmedieundersökning : valet 1985 : teknisk rapport. Göteborg: Department of Political Science. ISSN 0282-311X.
ISSN: 0282-311X

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Dataset
Media election survey 1985 - News analysis

Associated documentation

Version 2.0

Citation

Kent Asp. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). <em>Media election survey 1985 - News analysis</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002150">https://doi.org/10.5878/002150</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

1985

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Content coding
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1985-08-19–1985-09-15
  • Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public

Variables

112

Number of individuals/objects

6983

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