RIAS and Other Broadcasting Stations (September 1957)

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

    Attitude of East Germans to the radio station RIAS. Topics: radio use; use and judgement on individual radio stations; use and judgement on individual broadcasts of the RIAS; quality of reception of RIAS; development of reception quality of RIAS in the last months; judgement on program composition of RIAS; best station as source of information on political events; use of certain stations for certain kinds of program; significance of radio stations as source of information for citizens of the GDR; UN report about the Hungarian revolt; sources of information about the report; best station as source of information on political events abroad. Demography: occupation; family income; age; school education; state; city size; sex; date; interviewer number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1957-07 / 1957-09
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
East German visitors of a trade fair in West Berlin.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1565
    Number of Variables: 244
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3316 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22