Opinion '88 - A survey on Gothenburgers attitude towards mass media and society

SND-ID: SND 0471

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Description

In this survey a number of questions were put about mass media; the use of different kind of media, dailies regularly read and subscriptions, attitude toward starting a new daily paper in Göteborg, opinion on the way media follows the ethical press rules in connection with their own news covering, news service in dailies, radio and television, mixing editorial text and advertisement, occurrence of wrong and misleading information, most reliable source of information, and the meaning of opinions and statements expressed in mass media are true. Questions about radio and television dealt with changes in listening habits when the local radio started broadcasting on its own channel, opinion on the reorganization of Swedish television, access to cable-television and tele text, and how often one watches different cable-television channels. In connection with this a number of questions were put concerning the local cable-television channel Kållevisionen. Other questions dealt with the respondents confidence in how a number of institutions and groups handle their work, how different organizations and g

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-75 years and residing in Göteborg municipality

Time period(s) investigated

1988-04-28–1988-05-24

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Göteborg

Topic and keywords

Subject area

Media, Information society, Specific social services: use and availability, Cultural activities and participation, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications
Dataset
Opinion '88 - A survey on Gothenburgers attitude towards mass media and society

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

Lennart Weibull. University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication (1994). <em>Opinion '88 - A survey on Gothenburgers attitude towards mass media and society</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000907">https://doi.org/10.5878/000907</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1988-04-28–1988-05-24
  • Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

318

Number of individuals/objects

610

Published: 1994-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06