Swedish journalist 2005

SND-ID: SND 0628

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

Description

The Swedish journalist survey is conducted at the Dept of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) at the University of Gothenburg. The questionnaire is submitted to 2,000 randomly selected journalists from all over Sweden.

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.

Journalist´05 was JMG’s fifth survey. The first one was conducted in 1989 and the results were for example presented in the book Svenska Journalister - ett grupporträtt, which was published in connection with the Swedish Union of Journalists’ 90th anniversary in 1991.

The Swedish media system has changed dramatically since 1989. The state’s broadcast media monopoly has been abolished, commercial radio and TV, the Internet and a number of new media have emerged, and the work methods have changed, largely as a result of new technologies becoming available.

The main purpose of the journalist surveys is to investigate in a broad pers

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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

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2005–2005

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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Andersson, U 2008, 'Journalists' attitudes to readership studies: a study of newspaper journalists and editors-in-chief in Sweden' Paper presented at, Aten, Greece, 19-05-08 - 22-05-08,

Wiik, J 2010, Journalism in transition: the professional identity of Swedish journalists. Göteborgs universitet, Institutionen för journalistik och masskommunikation (JMG), Göteborg. Göteborgsstudier i journalistik och masskommunikation, no. 59
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ISSN: 1101-4652
ISBN: 9789188212801

Andersson, U 2009, Journalister och deras publik: förhållningssätt bland svenska journalister. Göteborgs universitet, Institutionen för journalistik och masskommunikation (JMG), Göteborg. Göteborgsstudier i journalistik och masskommunikation, no. 55
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ISSN: 1101-4652
ISBN: 9789188212740

Asp, K (ed.) 2007, Den svenska journalistkåren. Göteborgs universitet, Institutionen för journalistik och masskommunikation (JMG), Göteborg. Göteborgsstudier i journalistik och masskommunikation, no. 48
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ISBN: 978-91-88212-01-6

Jenny Wiik (2009) Identities under construction: professional journalism in a phase of destabilization, International Review of Sociology: Revue Internationale de Sociologie, 19:2, 351-365, DOI:10.1080/03906700902833676
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Dataset
Swedish journalist 2005

Associated documentation

Version 2.0

Citation

Kent Asp. University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication (2014). <em>Swedish journalist 2005</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002166">https://doi.org/10.5878/002166</a>

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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

2005-09-29–2006-01-09

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-09-29–2006-01-09
  • Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication
  • Instrument: Questionnaire
  • Sample size: 2000
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

515

Number of individuals/objects

1102

Response rate/participation rate

59

Published: 2010-06-01
Last updated: 2020-09-30