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Wireless File Survey

Resource Type
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • Abstract

    Use of the Wireless File by its recipients. Topics: frequency of reading USIS publications; objectivity of USIS publications; usefulness of USIS material for understanding the actions of the US government; use of USIS material for personal information, broadcasts, speeches, articles, source work, files; providing the publications to others; listening to broadcasts of the Voice of America; objectivity of broadcasts of the Voice of America; frequency of meeting with US civil servants; organizational classification of the USIS; knowledge of various US journalists; knowledge about topics of various US journalists; publication of speeches of the US president and other high government representatives; use of other American press products. Demography: city; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1967-10 / 1967-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Recipient of the ´Wireless File´ (USIS publication) in West Germany
Random selection by means of the subscriber list of the Wireless File.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 189
    Number of Variables: 242
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3338 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Wireless File Survey. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.