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Attitudes Toward RIAS (June 1954/I)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to the radio station RIAS. Topics: listening to the radio in general; listening to West German and East German stations; quality of reception of the station; improvement in reception quality; preferred station; listening to RIAS; listening to the radio on Weekdays and Sundays; amount of listening to the radio per week; judgement on the program of RIAS; reasons for the judgement on the program; RIAS as information station; substance of news broadcasts of RIAS; reports about weaknesses and strengths of the USA by RIAS; denying weaknesses of the USA by RIAS; listening to English-language stations; frequency of listening to English-language stations; knowledge and listening to AFN; quality of reception of AFN; listening to AFN in the GDR; preferred station in case of a political crisis; listening to certain programs in the last few years and earlier; reliability of news of the BBC and the Voice of America in comparison; times of listening to the Voice of America; listening to certain programs of the Voice of America; frequency of listening to the Voice of America; change of reporting of the Voice of America; evaluation of change of the Voice of America; changes of the Voice of America regarding propaganda; importance of Voice of America; benefit of broadcasts of the Voice of America; better understanding of American policies from the Voice of America; better understanding of American culture from the Voice of America; change of personal views about world politics from the Voice of America; substance of the news of the Voice of America; report about weaknesses and strengths of the USA by the Voice of America; denial of weaknesses of the USA by the Voice of America; missing the Voice of America at termination of the program. Demography: age; occupation; school education; sex; state; city size; number of stays in West Berlin; FDJ membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1954-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Population of the GDR
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: No information on sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 366
    Number of Variables: 117
Note
Responses on open questions were not recorded.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3304 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Attitudes Toward RIAS (June 1954/I). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3304