Swedish journalist 1989

SND-ID: snd0273-1. Version: 2.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002225

Is part of collection at SND: Swedish journalist suveys


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Department of Journalism, Media and Communication rorId


This survey forms part of the project 'Publicistisk sed'. The questions are divided into six blocks: employment, professional role and professional regulations; mass media consumption and opinion of media´s news cover; view of mass media and the community; media's mission in the community; view of press ethical rules; background. This survey has been followed up in 1994, 1995, 2000 and in 2005.


To shed light on journalists' perception of themselves, their professional role, work situation and press rules

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Swedish journalists (members - not students or retired - of the Swedish Journalists' Union)

Sampling procedure

Time period(s) investigated

1998-11-13 – 1999-02-14



Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1989-11-13 – 1990-02-14
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit


Highest geographic unit


Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

Topic and keywords

Research area

Employment (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Working conditions (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Media and communications (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Information society (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Weibull, Lennart & Asp, Kent (eds.) (1991) Svenska journalister - ett grupporträtt. Stockholm: Tiden.
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ISBN: 9789155037376

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Published: 2014-10-10
Last updated: 2020-09-30