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Comparative Election Study 1990: Media Reporting

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Kaase, Max (Universität Mannheim, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES))
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Universität Mannheim, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES))
  • Küchler, Manfred (Universität Mannheim, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES))
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Universität Mannheim, Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES))
Publication Date
1995
Contributor
  • ZUMA, Mannheim (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Elections
Description
  • Abstract

    Analysis of reporting in selected media before the national parliament elections in the Federal Republic. Topics: Coded recording of articles in print media as well as in electronic media according to their political topics (political agenda) and central aspects; evaluation of political actors and their presence with personal statements; degree of attention by the media and journalist style; occasion of reporting; problem intensity and type of problem; conflict party and conflict intensity; relevance to German unification and the election campaign; regional relevance; originator of evaluation; evaluation of action; attribution of ability, strength of achievement, activity, characteristics and social traits; tendency and direction of the evaluation; election and victory chances of the parties and candidates presented.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-04 / 1990-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of articles in the daily newspapers Welt, FAZ, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Tageszeitung, Bild-Zeitung, Berliner Zeitung, Leipziger Volkszeitung and Ostsee-Zeitung every third weekday. Each edition of Der Spiegel, Die Zeit. BPA basis service. Television reporting: news broadcasts: Tagesschau, Tagesthemen, heute, heute-journal, SAT 1-Blick, SAT 1-Blick-Spaetausgabe, RTL plus aktuell, RTL plus aktuell-Spaetausgabe, ak am Abend, ak 2. Sample of one broadcast each from the broadcasts: Report, Studio 1, Spiegel-TV Reportage, Stern-TV, Prisma and Controvers.
Sampling
Non-probability: Purposive; Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of articles in the daily newspapers Welt, FAZ, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Rundschau, Tageszeitung, Bild-Zeitung, Berliner Zeitung, Leipziger Volkszeitung and Ostsee-Zeitung every third weekday. Each edition of Der Spiegel, Die Zeit. Representative for regional press every third weekday (1 day after daily newspapers): BPA basis service. Television reporting: sample of news broadcasts on every third day: Tagesschau, Tagesthemen, heute, heute-journal, SAT 1-Blick, SAT 1-Blick-Spaetausgabe, RTL plus aktuell, RTL plus aktuell-Spaetausgabe, ak am Abend, ak 2. Sample of one broadcast each from the broadcasts: Report, Studio 1, Spiegel-TV Reportage, Stern-TV, Prisma and Controvers. Analysis unit for the trend media were in general the first three pages, with television the complete broadcast.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Content coding
  • Content analysis
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 117325
    Number of Variables: 52
Note
This study is part of the project "Comparative Election Study 1990", which on the other hand is part of the international project network "Comparative National Election Project (CNEP)". ZA Study Nos. 2517 to 2522 are archived on the German project. The dates specified under survey period refer to the time period of the media articles processed by content analysis.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2656 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Lang, Matthias; Meffert, Michael; Schrott, Peter: Projekt "Vergleichende Wahlstudie 1990": Medienberichterstattung. Mannheim: ZUMA, Technischer Bericht Nr. T 93/05, 1993.
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger: Politische Kommunikation und Wählerverhalten: Ein internationaler Vergleich. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag 2000.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-18 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Kaase, Max; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Küchler, Manfred; Pappi, Franz U. (1995): Vergleichende Wahlstudie 1990: Medienberichterstattung. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2656