Swedish journalist 2011

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

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 2 500 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´11 is JMG’s sixth survey. The first one was conducted in 1989. The results from the last survey, Journalist ´05, are present in the book 'Den svenska journalistkåren'.

The primary purpose of Journalist´11 is to follow up previous studies and provide a broad view of the changes that have taken place among the Swedish journalists during the last two decades. Many of the questions in the 2011 survey are therefore the same as previous years surveys.

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

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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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0926

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 2 500 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´11 is JMG’s sixth survey. The first one was conducted in 1989. The results from the last survey, Journalist ´05, are present in the book 'Den svenska journalistkåren'.

The primary purpose of Journalist´11 is to follow up previous studies and provide a broad view of the changes that have taken place among the Swedish journalists during the last two decades. Many of the questions in the 2011 survey are therefore the same as previous years surveys.

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

... Show more..

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2011-09 — 2012-02

Instrument:

Questionnarie, Journalist´11 (Structured questionnaire)
Questionnarie with 72 questions.

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

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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Asp, K (ed.) 2012, Svenska journalister 1989-2011. Göteborgs universitet, Institutionen för journalistik och masskommunikation (JMG), Göteborg.
Libris

Andersson, Ulrika (2013). Contribution or Constrain? Audience interaction in online newspapers in Sweden. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies.

Andersson, Ulrika (2013). Maintaining Power by Guarding the Gates: Journalists' Perceptions of Audience Participation in Online Newspapers. Journalism and Mass Communication 3(1), 1-13.
Swepub GU

Andersson, Ulrika & Jenny Wiik (2013). Journalism Meets Management: Changing Leadership in Swedish News Organizations. Journalism Practice 7(6), 705-719.
Swepub GU

Hedman, Ulrika & Monika Djerf-Pierre (2013). The social journalist: Embracing the social media life or creating a new digital divide?. Digital Journalism 1(3), 368-385.
Swepub GU

Edström, Maria & M. Ladendorf (2012). Freelance Journalists as a Flexible Workforce in Media Industries. Journalism Practice 6(5-6), 711-721.
Swepub GU

Ghersetti, Marina (2012). Journalistikens nyhetsvärdering. I Lars Nord & Jesper Strömbäck (red)Medierna och demokratin, s. 205-232. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Swepub GU

Bergström, Annika & Ulrika Hedman (2013). Where the (inter)action is: Journalists' and the audiences' social media use, Future of Journalism 2013, 11–13 September, Cardiff, UK.

Hedman, Ulrika & Monika Djerf-Pierre (2013). The social journalist: Embracing the social media life or creating a new digital divide?, ICA 2013, 17–21 June, London.
Swepub GU

Bergström, Annika & Ingela Wadbring (2012). Journalists and audiences as obstacles and opportunities for reader comments, 4th European Communication Conference, Ecrea 2012, 24-27 October, Istanbul . s. 18.

Edström, Maria & M. Ladendorf (2012). Flexible Careers for Traditions or Modernity - Gendered Negotiations among Freelance Journalists, ECREA 4th European Communication Conference, Istanbul, 24-27 October 2012.

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Version 1.0:

2013-11-06 doi:10.5878/001611

Swedish journalist 2011

Suggested citation:

Kent Asp. University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication (2013). Swedish journalist 2011. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001611

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Kent Asp - 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: 2011-10-11 — 2012-01-01

Data collector:

Sample size: 2500

Non response size: 1086

Source of the data: Population group

Collection methodology:

Questionnaires by mail. Three reminders.

Time period(s) investigated:

2011-09 — 2012-02

Variables:

369

Number of individuals/objects:

1414

Response rate/participation rate:

60%

Published: 2013-10-10