Swedish journalist 1994

This study is part of the collection Swedish journalist suveys

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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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Version 2.0:

2014-10-06 doi:10.5878/002223

Version 1.0:

1998-09-08 doi:10.5878/000898

Available documentation:

Swedish journalist 1994

Citation:

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

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%