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

Doris Graber Award for Book of the Decade in Political Communication, American Political Science Association (APSA), September 2020

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

Washington Square News, September 2014

AEJMC Tankard Book Award Announcement, August 2014

France-Amerique, November 2013