Swedish online news articles 2014-2015

SND-ID: SND 1004

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Peter Dahlgren

Description

The study contains news articles which have been shared on Facebook and Twitter over time.

Purpose:

To study what news articles are shared on Facebook and Twitter over time.
Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg
Protection and ethical review
Method

Unit of analysis

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration
All news articles (news, editorials, debate articles, culture articles) from the news sites RSS feeds were included. Sports and entertainment were excluded. Custom software was used.

Time period(s) investigated

2014-02-08–ongoing

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Subject area

MEDIA, COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications
Dataset
News content dataset

Description

This dataset contains 953,069 news articles (title, URL, social shares) from the 12 largest Swedish news sites during 20 months, from February 2014 to October 2015.

Version 1.0

Citation

Peter Dahlgren. University of Gothenburg (2017). <em>News content dataset</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002853">https://doi.org/10.5878/002853</a>

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Data format / data structure

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Peter Dahlgren

Time period(s) investigated

2014-02-08–2015-10-01

Data collection

  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2014-02-08–2015-10-01
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public

Variables

20

Number of individuals/objects

953069

Published: 2017-01-11
Last updated: 2017-11-20