Swedish journalist 1989

SND-ID: SND 0273

This study is part of the collection Swedish journalist suveys

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication


This survey forms part of the project 'Publicistisk sed'. The questions are divided into six blocks: employment, professional role and professional regulations; mass media consumption and opinion of media´s news cover; view of mass media and the community; media's mission in the community; view of press ethical rules; background. This survey has been followed up in 1994, 1995, 2000 and in 2005.


To shed light on journalists' perception of themselves, their professional role, work situation and press rules



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Swedish journalists (members - not students or retired - of the Swedish Journalists' Union)

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated


Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

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Topic and keywords

Research area

Media, Information society, Employment, Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Media and Communications (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


Weibull, Lennart & Asp, Kent (eds.) (1991) Svenska journalister - ett grupporträtt. Stockholm: Tiden.
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ISBN: 9789155037376

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Swedish journalist 1989

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Lennart Weibull. University of Gothenburg (2014). Swedish journalist 1989. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002225

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Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Time period(s) investigated

1998-11-13 – 1999-02-14

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1989-11-13–1990-02-14
  • Source of the data: Population group



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Published: 1991-01-01
Last updated: 2020-09-30