Journalistic Culture in Poland, Russia and Sweden
Edited By Gunnar Nygren and Bogusława Dobek-Ostrowska
It is an unusually tightly focused volume that sheds much light on the values, roles and working conditions of these journalists in a revealing comparative perspective. It is a model of well-conceptualized and carefully conducted comparative cross-national journalism research.
David H. Weaver, Bloomington, Indiana University, USA
Appendix 1: The Questionnaire of the “Journalism in change” Survey, 2012
Stockholm/Moscow/Wrocław February 2012
New technology, commercial pressure and an evolving network society changes the conditions for journalism – but is it changing in the same way in different media systems? How are journalistic practices and journalistic values influenced by media development in different countries?
The purpose of the project “Journalism in change” is to study professional journalistic cultures in three countries: Sweden, Poland and Russia. These countries have a different historical and political legacy, the relations between media and political/economic power are quite different and there are big differences in media use. Our question is how media development is influenced by the different conditions, and how professional journalistic cultures are changing in these three countries.
In the project, researchers from Södertörn University in Sweden, Wrocław University in Poland and Moscow State University in Russia are working closely together to find some answers. One of the most important steps is this survey to 500 journalists in each country, a sample chosen to be representative for the journalistic population in the country.
We hope that you want to participate in the project by giving your answers to the questions in the survey. If you find any question difficult to answer, just leave it and answer the rest. Every answer is important to give us a reliable picture of how journalists perceive their...
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