Media panel

SND-ID: SND 0700

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Erik Rosengren - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Sven Windahl - Växjö University, School of Social Sciences

Ulla Johnsson-Smaragdi - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Ingrid Höjerback - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Inga Sonesson - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Description

The Media Panel Program (MPP) is located at the University of Lund in Sweden. It is a long-term research program focused on basic aspects of the mass media use by Swedish children, adolescents and young adults, as well as on the causes, consequences and effects of that media use. The program was founded by professors Karl Erik Rosengren and Sven Windahl in 1975, after a series of preliminary studies. Since 1995, the program has been directed by professor Ulla Johnsson-Smaragdi. Data have been collected in Malmö (an industrial city in southern Sweden; some 230 000 inhabitants) and Växjö (a college and cathedral town in southern Sweden; some 60 000 inhabitants). The techniques used for data collection include mail and classroom questionnaires, personal interviews, essays written by school children at school, archival data, focused interviews, and long, in-depth conversations with a small number of type-representative individuals. For children and adolescents in grade 3-9 (age 10 to 16) in the compulsory school system, class room questionnaires were used. For older adolescents and young adults, a

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Linnaeus University

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: National Swedish Board of Education

Funding 3

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Funding 4

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Social Research

Funding 5

  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Time period(s) investigated

1975-01-01–1998-01-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Subject area

Children, Youth, Cultural activities and participation, Information society, Media, Leisure, tourism and sport, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

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Johnsson-Smaragdi, U. (1978) Grundskolepanelen. Arbetsrapport. Lund: Kommunikationssociologi.

Johnsson-Smaragdi, U. (1978) Grundskolepanelen. Work report. Lund: Kommunikationssociologi.

Johnsson-Smaragdi, U. (1978) Grundskolepanelen. Internal report. Lund: Kommunikationssociologi.

Rosengren, K.E., & Windahl, S. (1978) Media Panel. A Presentation of a Program. Lund: Kommunikationssociologi.
Google Books

Sonesson, I. (1979) Förskolebarn och TV. (Avhandling). Lund: Kommunikationssociologi.
Libris Google Books Library of Congress
ISBN: 9789124295844

Sonesson, I. (1979) TV-vanor och TV-relationer hos förskolebarn med sociala och personliga problem. Lund: Kommunikationssociologi.

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Dataset 1
Media panel 1976
Dataset 2
Media panel 1978
Dataset 3
Media panel 1980

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Citation

Karl Erik Rosengren, Sven Windahl, Ulla Johnsson-Smaragdi, Ingrid Höjerback, Inga Sonesson. Linnaeus University, Department of Sociology (1992). <em>Media panel 1980</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/003015">https://doi.org/10.5878/003015</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Erik Rosengren - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Sven Windahl - Växjö University, School of Social Sciences

Ulla Johnsson-Smaragdi - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Ingrid Höjerback - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Inga Sonesson - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Variables

872

Number of individuals/objects

1021

Dataset 9
Media panel 1976/77 - V61-9

Description

Year of data collection 1976/1977. Cohort: Växjö, born in 1961, grade 9

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Karl Erik Rosengren - Lund University, Department of Sociology

Sven Windahl - Växjö University, School of Social Sciences

Ulla Johnsson-Smaragdi - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Ingrid Höjerback - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Inga Sonesson - Lund University, Media and Communication Studies

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-10–1976-11
  • Data collector: Lund University, Department of Sociology
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

485

Number of individuals/objects

244

Dataset 24
Mediapanel 1983/84 - V69-8