News Coverage of Shaping Immigration News


Benson examines immigration and media in France and the United States, French-American Foundation, October 2012.

An Interview With Rod Benson on Journalism and DemocracyHuffington Post, May 2014


Invited Op-eds and Articles

Rodney Benson. 2015. “Migrants at sea: the missing context“. The Conversation, May 22, 2015.

Rodney Benson. 2015. “The story behind the stories“. Le Monde Diplomatique, May 2015 (English/French).

Rodney Benson. 2014. “An immigration crisis long in the making“. Miami Herald, July 12, 2014.

Rodney Benson. 2014.  “How to get immigration reform? Globalize it“. Al Jazeera, January 31, 2014.



Penn-Annenberg Elihu Katz Invited Lecture, September 2014


Other Coverage and Award Announcements

France-Amerique, November 2013

Daily Illini, January 2014

Washington Square News, September 2014

International Journal of Press/Politics Book Award Announcement, May 2015

AEJMC Tankard Book Award Announcement, August 2014