Media Study ´ELF ´99´ - Resonance to the Youth Program at the Turning Point 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Interest in and use of television and radio programs, opinions on "Elf '99", extent to which politically informed and evaluation of social changes in the GDR. Topics: Interest in television; frequency of watching youth programs of the GDR television (scale); frequency of watching the program "Elf '99", evaluation of the program; knowledge about individual segments of the broadcast last watched as well as their evaluation (scale); preference for and rejection of content and formal aspects of the program (scale); agreement with or rejection of further broadcasts of "Elf '99"; expectations of content structuring of youth programs (scale); self-assessment of school achievements and social activities; available home electronics (scale); number of television and radio programs received; qualification of parents; frequency of use of television and radio programs of the GDR, the FRG and West Berlin and other countries; preferred group of persons for conversations about "Elf '99"; general and differentiated evaluation of the program by parents, classmates or friends; supplemental form: frequency of use of daily newspapers, radio and television of GDR or FRG for information about political world events; degree of trust in the political information from GDR stations or FRG stations; opinion on world-wide achievement of socialism; solidarity with the GDR; world view; agreement with the political goals of the FDJ; attitude to the Berlin "wall"; significance of Marxism-Leninism for understanding of important life questions; stand on socialism; stand on "socialism in the colors of the GDR"; understanding for those leaving; membership in SED, FDJ and attitude to possible membership in the SED; evaluation of application of Berlin for the Olympic games in 2004; evaluation of changes in the GDR.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-10 / 1989-11
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of apprentices and schoolchildren.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1268
    Number of Variables: 121
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6027 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Stiehler, J.: "Elf 99" - eine Sendung (in) der Wendezeit: Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1990. ZIJ: F 90/7.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22