Information on the Sampling

This page contains detailed information on the sampling procedures used for the selection of articles in the content analysis. At this time, only the US sample is included, but the German sample will be added shortly.

The overview provides a discusssion of the procedures used.

The sampling procedure key contains the definitions of the columns of the sampling procedure tables.

The sampling procedure tables have a detailed breakdown by year of the universe, sample, and various sampling fractions.