Journal Articles

Timothy Neff and Rodney Benson. 2021. “News you can use to promote your interests: Media ownership forms and economic instrumentalism.” Journalism Studies 22(5): 2103-2121.

Rodney Benson. 2019. “How Media Ownership Matters in the U.S.: Beyond the Concentration Debate.” Société Contemporaine (in English), no. 113: 71-83.

Rodney Benson. 2019. “Paywalls and Public Knowledge: How can journalism provide quality news for everyone?” Journalism 20(1): 146-149.

Rodney Benson, Timothy Neff, and Mattias Hesserus. 2018. “Media Ownership and Public Service News: How Strong are Institutional Logics?International Journal of Press/Politics 23(3): 275-298.

Rodney Benson. 2018. “Can Foundations Solve the Journalism Crisis?” Journalism 19 (8): 1059-1077.

Rodney Benson, Matthew Powers, and Timothy Neff. 2017. “Public Media Autonomy and Accountability: Best and Worst Policy Practices in 12 Leading Democracies.” International Journal of Communication 11: 1-22.

Rodney Benson. 2017. “Maybe Things Aren’t So Bad, or Are They? Michael Schudson’s Ambivalent Critique of Commercialism.” Journalism Studies 18 (10): 1210-1223.

Rodney Benson. 2015. “Les genres journalistiques et le traitement du thème de l’immigration: Une critique comparatiste du journalisme narratif.” Politiques de communication (Université de Versailles), 4 (spring): 187-207

Rodney Benson and Tim Wood. 2015. “Who Says What or Nothing at All: Speakers, Frames, and Frameless Quotes in Unauthorized Immigration News in the United States, Norway, and France.” American Behavioral Scientist, 59 (7): 802-821

Matthew Powers and Rodney Benson. 2014. “Is the Internet Homogenizing or Diversifying the News? External Pluralism in the U.S., Danish, and French Press.” International Journal of Press/Politics 19(2): 246-265.

Rodney Benson. 2014. “France/États-Unis, Entre Service Public et Marché.” Economia 21: 46-49.

Rodney Benson. 2013. “Nachrichtenmedien als >journalistisches Feld<: Was Bourdieu zum Neo-Institutionalismus beiträgt – und andersherum“. German translation of “News Media as a ‘Journalistic Field’: What Bourdieu adds to New Institutionalism, and Vice Versa.” Political Communication 23, 2: 187-202, in Thomas Wiedemann, ed., Pierre Bourdieu und die Kommunikationswissenschaft (Cologne: Herbert von Halem, 2013).

Rodney Benson. 2013. “On the Explanatory and Political Uses of Journalism History.American Journalism, 30, 1: 4-14.

Rodney Benson. 2012. “Murdoch in the United States: Kingmaker or Ringmaster?Global Media and Communication, 8, 1: 4-7.

Rodney Benson, Mark Blach-Orsten, Matthew Powers, Ida Willig, and Sandra Vera Zambrano. 2012. “Media Systems Online and Off: Comparing the Form of News in the U.S., Denmark, and France.Journal of Communication 62: 21-38.

Rodney Benson. 2010. “What Makes for a Critical Press? A Case Study of French and U.S. Immigration News Coverage. International Journal of Press/Politics, 15, 1 (January): 3-24.

Rodney Benson. 2009. “Shaping the Public Sphere: Habermas and Beyond.The American Sociologist, 40: 175-192.

Rodney Benson. 2009. “What Makes News More Multiperspectival? A Field Analysis.Poetics, 37, 5-6: 402-418.

Rodney Benson and Daniel C. Hallin. 2007. “How States, Markets and Globalization Shape the News: The French and U.S. National Press, 1965-1997.European Journal of Communication 22, 1 (March): 27-48.

Rodney Benson. 2006. “News Media as a ‘Journalistic Field’: What Bourdieu adds to New Institutionalism, and Vice Versa.Political Communication 23, 2: 187-202.

Rodney Benson. 2005. American journalism and the politics of diversity. Media, Culture & Society 27,1: 5-20.

Rodney Benson and Abigail C. Saguy. 2005. “Constructing Social Problems in an Age of Globalization: A French-American Comparison.American Sociological Review 70, 2: 233-259.

Rodney Benson. 2004. “La fin du Monde?: Tradition and Change in the French Press.French Politics,Culture & Society 22, 1: 108-126.

Rodney Benson. 2004. “Bringing the Sociology of Media Back In.Political Communication 21, 3: 275-292 (Lead article in special issue on “Political Communication and Sociology”).

Rodney Benson. 2004. “How Conceptual Models and ‘Big’ Institutions Matter.Political Communication 21, 3: 311-314.

Rodney Benson. 2002. “The political/literary model of French journalism: Change and continuity in immigration news coverage, 1973-1991.Journal of European Area Studies, 10,1: 49-70.

Rodney Benson. 2001. “Tearing down the ‘Wall’ in American Journalism.” Core: International Journal of the Humanities (Paris) 1(1). (English-language version of “La logique du profit dans les médias américains.” Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales 131-132 (2000): 107-115.)

Rodney Benson. 1999. “Field theory in comparative context: a new paradigm for media studies.Theory and Society 28, 3: 463-498.

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