Depth and structure of international news in Swedish press 1974

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lowe Hedman - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Research principal

Uppsala University - Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. rorId


The material has been collected from 13 Swedish dailies (Aftonbladet, Expressen, Göteborgs-Posten, Dagens Nyheter, Svenska Dagbladet, Arbetet, Kvällsposten, Västerbottens-Kuriren, Norrtelje Tidning, Dala-Demokraten, Gotlands Allehanda, Västernorrlands Allehanda and Östersunds-Posten). The issues that the study intends to elucidate is: amount of international material; amount of international material in comparison with the total material; differences between various newspapers; distribution among various countries, international organizations etc.; type of events; space allocated to different types of events; origin of news, news sources; sources referred to when using foreign material; one-sided, diversified or ´neutral´ reports; use of summaries merely; the extent of background descriptions, explanations, analyses etc.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


13 daily newspapers in Sweden (6 big-city papers and 7 provincial papers).

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1974-11-01 – 1974-12-01



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1974-11-01 – 1974-12-01
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public, Communications
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Topic and keywords

Research area

International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Published: 1983-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06