We make the EMSS 2010 data freely available in any work on condition of the proper acknowledgement of the source (see the How to cite section below). The complete study report can be downloaded from here and includes a methodological report, visual displays of key results, and a technical appendix. The data can be obtained below.
OPTION 1: Users who wish to undertake their own statistical analyses of the data can download from here the complete country - and media outlet - level data sets in SPSS and STATA format packed in a single zip file. The SPSS and STATA data files provide the number of valid responses and their mean value and estimated population standard deviation for each question and composite measure in each of the 34 national contexts. Users can obtain the standard error of the mean values by dividing the estimated population standard deviation of a variable by the square root of the number of valid responses. We provide separate data files about (A) the questions that asked the respondents to assess the entire national media system of a particular country; and (B) those that asked the respondents to assess particular media outlets like, say, BBC1 or The Sun. The study documentation includes the 2010 EMSS questionnaire and a methodological report.
OPTION 2: Tables about cross-national differences on individual variables can be downloaded here as an Excel file that contains country-by-country descriptive statistics (national mean, minimum, maximum, standard deviation) for all study variables.
OPTION 3: Summaries of the key findings of the 2010 EMSS study are also available as a series of visual displays freely available for both reproduction and further analysis in any publication or presentation on condition of the proper acknowledgement of the source (see the How to cite section below). These charts comprise Part V of the complete study report that is available from above. The charts are provided in Portable Network Graphics format with English language labels and can be downloaded from here packed in a single zip file.
Users of the SPSS, STATA or Excel files downloadable from our website are kindly requested to identify their source as:
Marina Popescu, Tania Gosselin and Jose Santana Pereira. 2010. “European Media Systems Survey 2010.” Data set. Colchester, UK: Department of Government, University of Essex. URL: www.mediasystemsineurope.org.
Presentations and publications using our charts and Excel tables are requested to contain a reference to:
Marina Popescu with Gabor Toka, Tania Gosselin, and Jose Santana Pereira. 2012. “European Media Systems Survey 2010: Results and Documentation.” Research report. Colchester, UK: Department of Government, University of Essex. URL: www.mediasystemsineurope.org