Content Analysis Code Sheet Article Code: ___ ___ ___ / ___ Sample Article Period Code (circle one): Sample Article Letter Code (circle one): Sample Article Number Code (n of N in articles reviewed in respective categories): ___/____ Publication name: _______________________________________________________________ Article headline: _______________________________________________________________ Byline: __________________________________ Article Date: ________________________ Website: _____________________________________________________________________ Coder name/date: _____________________ Reviewer name/date: ________________________________________________________________________ 1. What is the region of originating coverage? A. United States B. Europe C. Middle East 2. If all U.S. and United Kingdom papers represent the coalition, what is the nature of the publication? A. Coalition B. Non-coalition European C. Non-coalition Middle Eastern 3. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article advocate continued Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 4. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article present the position of Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 5. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article cover Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 6. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree do Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 7. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article’s tenor present Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 8. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree is the article’s frame in favor of retaining Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 9. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article convey the Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 10. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree is Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 11. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree is Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 12. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7 means very high, to what degree is the coalition in Iraq portrayed as a liberating force? Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 13. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7 means very high, to what degree is the coalition action portrayed as beneficial to the Iraqi people? Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 14. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree is U.S. activity in Iraq portrayed as a Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 15. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article mention Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 16. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article mention Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 17. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article mention Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 18. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article mention Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 19. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the tenor of the article portray Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure 20. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means very low and 7
means very high, to what degree does the article prime the reader to Very low 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very high Can’t measure |