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RIAS and Other Broadcasting Stations (September 1960)

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 of East Germans on the radio station RIAS. Topics: radio stations used; quality of RIAS reports about the GDR; evaluation of various topic areas of the RIAS program (economy, technology, space flight, 3rd Reich, armament, anticommunismus); evaluation of extent of RIAS reports about the GDR, the FRG, Western Europe, the USA, the USSR, the People's Republics, Red China and Africa; evaluation of extent of RIAS reporting about the GDR (family problems, local affairs, conduct in companies, problems in agriculture, supply situation, business and trade, party and its organization, army and police, school questions and universities); frequency of listening to RIAS news; use of other news broadcasts; quality of RIAS news; shortage of RIAS news; evaluation of political editorials on RIAS; attitudes to RIAS in general; use of television; frequency and time of day of use of West television; radio and TV as source of information in comparison. Demography: occupation; age; education; country; sex. Also encoded was: place of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1960-09
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: 1200
    Number of Variables: 198
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3329 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): RIAS and Other Broadcasting Stations (September 1960). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3329