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Newspaper and Municipality (Employee Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kunz, Gerhard (Forschungsinstitut für Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften, Universität zu Köln)
  • Soziologisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut fuer Sozial- und Verwaltungswissenschaften,Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • Soziologisches Seminar, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    Job situation and attitudes of the employees of a local newspaper. Topics: Reader image of newspaper employees; relation between employees and newspaper; obstructions and difficulties in the job; social integration; major reasons for the journalist activity; description of personal route to journalism; reading habits and preferred radio broadcasts; stays abroad; attitude to modern art and education questions; self-assessment of social class; party membership and party preference. Demography: age; sex; marital status.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1957-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
Sampled Universe
Journalist employees of the Koelnische Rundschau.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 269
In the framework of the project a reader survey was also conducted available under ZA Study No. 0208.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0209 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Kunz, Gerhard: Untersuchungen über Funktionen und Wirkungen von Zeitungen in ihrem Leserkreis. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1967 (Forschungsberichte des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen. Nr. 1840)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Kunz, Gerhard; Soziologisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln (1957): Zeitung und Gemeinde (Mitarbeiterbefragung). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.