MCC Professor Takes Part in ASA Conference

Professor Rodney Benson was a featured speaker at the the American Sociological Association's Media Sociology Pre-Conference on August 9 at the NYU Institute of Public Knowledge and Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Benson spoke on the future of media sociology along with other panelists Michael Schudson (Columbia), Andrea Press (University of Virginia), Eleanor Townsley (Mt. Holyoke), and Dhiraj Murphy (Goldsmith's-University of London). Benson also presented a paper on August 13 at the ASA main conference entitled "Toward a Sociology of Media Ownership."