Media election survey 2006

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This study is part of the collection Media Election Survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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


Election survey 2006 is the ninth study conducted at general national elections (1979-2002). The survey covers the news on radio, television and the urban press, including Svenska Dagbladet, Dagens Nyheter, the major tabloids, Rapport and Aktuellt.

The study is part of the research program Journalism and Democracy where the overall aim is that in a broad perspective to study Swedish journalism based on normative democratic perspective.


To describe, identify and analyse media's reporting of the election campaign 2006.



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Protection and ethical review

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Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Articles in the metropolitan press, elements of programs on radio and TV

Time period(s) investigated


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Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden


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Asp, K. (2006). Rättvisa nyhetsmedier: partiskheten under 2006 års medievalrörelse. Göteborg: Institutionen för journalistik och masskommunikation, Göteborgs universitet.
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Asp (2006) Mediernas uppgifter i valdemokratin i Bäck & Gilljam (red.) Valets mekanismer. Stockholm: Liber.
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Media election survey 2006

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Kent Asp. University of Gothenburg (2014). Media election survey 2006. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Time period(s) investigated


Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Content coding
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-08–2006-09
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public



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Published: 2014-10-06
Last updated: 2019-11-28