Rodney Benson guest blogs for Free Press’s Savethenews.org

Rodney Benson, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, comments on the role of government support of the press. There is a correlation between media system funding and critical journalism, according to Benson's research on French newspapers.

Benson's argument is available at savethenews.org in a blog post titled What Makes for a Critical Press? Research Shows a Role for Government Support.