Swedish journalist 1994

This study is part of the collection Swedish journalist suveys

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kent Asp - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

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

Monica Löfgren-Nilsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Description

In 1989 a survey of journalists, Journalist 1989, was carried out with the purpose to shed light on Swedish journalists' perception of their professional role, work situation and press ethical rules.

Journalist 1994 is a follow-up initiated by a research group at the department of journalism and mass communication at Göteborg university in collaboration with research projects at the department of political science, the paper 'Journalisten' and the Swedish Journalists´ Union. The questionnaire was divided into nine blocks: work and professional role; press ethical rules and professional ethics; media habits; politics and the community; estimation of risks; environment opinion; the paper 'Journalisten'; the Swedish Journalists' Union; and background.

Purpose:

The purpose of the study is to investigate how Swedish journalists perceive themselves and society, their professional role and work situation, the problems related to their code of professional ethics and the developments in the media sector.

Subject area

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

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kent Asp - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

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

Monica Löfgren-Nilsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0592

Description

In 1989 a survey of journalists, Journalist 1989, was carried out with the purpose to shed light on Swedish journalists' perception of their professional role, work situation and press ethical rules.

Journalist 1994 is a follow-up initiated by a research group at the department of journalism and mass communication at Göteborg university in collaboration with research projects at the department of political science, the paper 'Journalisten' and the Swedish Journalists´ Union. The questionnaire was divided into nine blocks: work and professional role; press ethical rules and professional ethics; media habits; politics and the community; estimation of risks; environment opinion; the paper 'Journalisten'; the Swedish Journalists' Union; and background.

Purpose:

The purpose of the study is to investigate how Swedish journalists perceive themselves and society, their professional role and work situation, the problems related to their code of professional ethics and the developments in the media sector.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1994

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Parish

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

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

Publications

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Andersson, A M. (1997) Vem är den svenske journalisten? - En studie av journalistkåren i yrkesliv och vardagsliv 1994 - 1995. Report no. 73. Göteborg: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Weibull, Lennart (1995) Journalister om journalisten. Göteborg: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
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Swedish journalist 1994

Suggested citation

Kent Asp, Lennart Weibull, Monica Löfgren-Nilsson. University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication (2014). <em>Swedish journalist 1994</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002223">https://doi.org/10.5878/002223</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kent Asp - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

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

Monica Löfgren-Nilsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-10-04 — 1994-12-10

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

1994-10-04 — 1994-12-10

Variables

520

Number of individuals/objects

1069

Response rate/participation rate

67

Published: 1997-01-01
Last updated: 2020-09-30