This article explores one type of misreporting of reliability that has been seen in recent conference papers and articles using the method of content analysis. The reporting of reliability is central to the validity of claims made using this method. A brief overview of content analysis is offered, followed by the exploration of one type of misreporting of reliability. Suggestions are offered to address the problem.
Spence, Patric R.
"On The Reporting Of Reliability In Content Analysis,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods: Vol. 3
, Article 25.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol3/iss1/25