Media election survey 1988

SND-ID: SND 0463

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 fifth 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 1988 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 1988.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

Department of Political Science

Funding

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

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Non-probability: Purposive

Time period(s) investigated

1988-08-22 – 1988-09-18

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

Asp, K., & Hedberg, P. (1989) Massmedieundersökning valet 1988. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.

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Dataset
Media election survey 1988

Associated documentation

Version 2.0

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Citation

Kent Asp. University of Gothenburg (2014). Media election survey 1988. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002148

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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

1988

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Content coding
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1988-08-22–1988-09-18
  • Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public

Variables

97

Number of individuals/objects

7049

Published: 1994-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23