World picture survey

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Description:

The survey is an attempt to clarify the picture of the rest of the world supplied by the Swedish press at different points of time. While the daily press as media turns toward a mass auditorium and tries to meet the demands of this auditorium it is assumed that the idea of the world supplied by mass media to some extent corresponds with the auditorium´s idea of the world at different points of time. It was judged as appropriate to choose a sample of six periods each representing a calendar year. The register includes information about actor, issue, object for the activity mentioned, perspective on the object, arena of the activity and arena affected. Furthermore there are a number of more conventional classifications.

Subject area:

media, international politics and organisations, conflict, security and peace, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0260

Description:

The survey is an attempt to clarify the picture of the rest of the world supplied by the Swedish press at different points of time. While the daily press as media turns toward a mass auditorium and tries to meet the demands of this auditorium it is assumed that the idea of the world supplied by mass media to some extent corresponds with the auditorium´s idea of the world at different points of time. It was judged as appropriate to choose a sample of six periods each representing a calendar year. The register includes information about actor, issue, object for the activity mentioned, perspective on the object, arena of the activity and arena affected. Furthermore there are a number of more conventional classifications.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1912-01-01 — 1912-12-31

1924-01-01 — 1924-12-31

1936-01-01 — 1936-12-31

1948-01-01 — 1948-12-31

1960-01-01 — 1960-12-31

1972-01-01 — 1972-12-31

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Newspaper articles

Time Method:

Funding:

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Subject area:

media, international politics and organisations, conflict, security and peace, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Wiklund, D. (1976) Organisationer och folkrörelser i svensk dagspress 1912-1972. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.

Olsson, C-O. (1973) Världsbilden i svensk press. En presentation av världsbildsundersökningen för allmänna seminariet i statskunskap den 22 oktober 1973. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.

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Version 1.0:

1991-03-01 doi:10.5878/000950

Dataset 1

World picture survey 1912

Suggested citation:

Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). World picture survey 1912. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000950

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

58

Number of individuals/objects:

5464

Version 1.0:

1991-03-01 doi:10.5878/000951

Dataset 2

World picture survey 1924

Suggested citation:

Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). World picture survey 1924. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000951

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

58

Number of individuals/objects:

6810

Version 1.0:

1991-03-01 doi:10.5878/000952

Dataset 3

World picture survey 1936

Suggested citation:

Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). World picture survey 1936. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000952

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

58

Number of individuals/objects:

7861

Version 1.0:

1991-03-01 doi:10.5878/000953

Dataset 4

World picture survey 1948

Suggested citation:

Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). World picture survey 1948. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000953

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

58

Number of individuals/objects:

8882

Version 1.0:

1991-03-01 doi:10.5878/000954

Dataset 5

World picture survey 1960

Suggested citation:

Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). World picture survey 1960. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000954

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

58

Number of individuals/objects:

9947

Version 1.0:

1991-03-01 doi:10.5878/000955

Dataset 6

World picture survey 1972

Suggested citation:

Jörgen Westerståhl. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). World picture survey 1972. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000955

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

58

Number of individuals/objects:

11241

Published: 1991-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-27