James T. Hamilton

Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Public Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Economics, Duke University; Director, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy
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James T. Hamilton is the Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Political Science at Duke University. His book All the News That’s Fit to Sell: How the Market Transforms Information into News (Princeton Press, 2004) examines how economic forces affect media content. All the News won the Frank Luther Mott award for the best book in journalism/mass communication research in 2004. Hamilton is also the author of Channeling Violence: The Economic Market for Violent Television Programming, which won the Shorenstein Center’s Goldsmith Book Prize, and a recipient of the David N. Kershaw award for distinguished public policy research.

KDMC Sessions

The Economics of News
December 18, 2007, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
SEMINAR: Multimedia Training Seminar

Transforming the News Media Business Model
January 10, 2007, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
PDF: Internet dollars and sense for editors
PowerPoint: Transforming the News Media Business Model Presentation
SEMINAR: Transforming News Organizations for the Digital Future


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