Selected Publications


Hamilton, J. M.,(2020). Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda

Hamilton, John Maxwell (2009). Journalism's Roving Eye: A History of American Newsgathering Abroad. Louisiana State University Press.

Hamilton, John Maxwell. (2000). Casanova Was a Book Lover: And Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities about the Writing, the Selling, and the Reading of Books. Louisiana State University Press; (2001) Penguin.

Hamilton, John Maxwell, and George A. Krimsky. (1996). Hold the Press: The Inside Story on Newspapers. Louisiana State University Press.

Hamilton, John Maxwell. (1990). Entangling Alliances: How the Third World Shapes Our Lives. Seven Locks Press.

Hamilton, John Maxwell. (1988). Edgar Snow: A Biography. Indiana University Press.

Hamilton, John Maxwell. (1986). Main Street America and the Third World. Seven Locks Press.

From Our Correspondent Series, LSU Press: John Maxwell Hamilton, Editor

Finn, P. and Hamilton, J. M. (2022). Herbert Corey’s Great War: A Memoir of World War I by the American Reporter Who Saw It All.

Copeland, P. (2019). Finding the News: Adventures of a Young Reporter. 

Hamilton, J. M., and Mann, R. (2012). Edited, annotated, and introduction, Ray Stannard Baker, A Journalist's Diplomatic Mission: Ray Stannard Baker's World War I Diary.

Curley, T., and Hamilton, J. M. (2012). Edited and introduction. Edward Kennedy, Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press. 

Topping, Seymour (2010). On The Front Lines of the Cold War. 

Hamilton, J. M. (2010). Edited and introduction, George Lynch and Frederick Palmer, eds., In Many Wars by Many War Correspondents. 

Fleming, A, and Hamilton, J.M. (2009). Edited and introduction, The Crimean War: As Seen By Those Who Reported It. 

Cole, Jaci, and Hamilton, John Maxwell, edited, annotated, and introduction, Edward Price Bell. (2007). Journalism of the Highest Realm: The Memoir of Edward Price Bell, Pioneering Foreign Correspondent for the Chicago Daily News. 

Hamilton, J. M. (2007). Edited and introduction, Evelyn Waugh, Waugh in Abyssinia. 

Edited Books:

Hamilton, J. M., and Whitehead, A. S. (2019). Edited and introduction, Samuel Hopkins Adams, Common Cause. 

Hamilton, J. M., and Lawrence, R. G. (2012). Edited, Foreign Correspondence. 

Perlmutter, D., and Hamilton, J. M. (2007). Edited, From Pigeons to News Portals: Foreign Reporting and the Challenge of New Technology. 

Selected Articles:

Hamilton, J. M., and Kosar, K. R. (2022). "Why Biden is in Danger of Replicating Woodrow Wilson’s Propaganda Machine," Politico History Dept.

Henderson, M., and Hamilton, J. M. (2020). "Public Service or Propaganda? How Americans Evaluate Political Advocacy by Executive Agencies," Social Science Quarterly, 101:1 

Hamilton, J and Tworek, H., (April 2017)."The Natural History of the News: An Epigenetic Study," Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 18:4

McCune, M. and Hamilton, J., (2017)."'My object is to be of service to you': Carl Ackerman and the Wilson administration during World War I," Intelligence and National Security, 32:6

Hamilton, J., (spring 2015)."The Gospel of Book Theft," The Sewanee Review, 123:2

Hamilton, J. (2014)."Journalism Education: The View from the Provost's Office," Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 69:3

Cozma, R., Lawrence, R., and Hamilton, J. M. (2012), "Sourcing in Foreign Correspondence: A Study in the Evolution of Norms and Routines," Newspaper Research Journal.

Hamilton, J. M., and Lawrence, R. (2010), "Bridging Past and Future: Using History and Practice to Inform Social Science Study of Foreign Newsgathering," Journalism Studies, 11:5 (October).

Allen, C. and Hamilton, J., "Normalcy and Foreign News," Journalism Studies, 11:5 (October 2010).

Allen, C. and Hamilton, J., (October 2010). "Normalcy and Foreign News," Journalism Studies, 11:5

Hamilton, J., Lawrence, R. and Cozma, R. (2010), "The Paradox of Respectability: The Limits of Indexing and Harrison Salisbury's Coverage of the Vietnam War," The International Journal of Press/Politics, January.

DeFleur, M, Kurpius, D., Osborne, A and Hamilton, J., (January 2010). "The Masters: Creating a New Generation of Leaders for Mass Communication Education and Beyond," Communication Education, 59:1

Cozma, R. , and Hamilton, J. (2009)., "Film Portrayals of Foreign Correspondents: A Content Analysis of Movies before WWII and after Vietnam," Journalism Studies, August.

Cole, J., and Hamilton, J. (2008)., "Another Test of the News: American Partisan Press Coverage of the French Revolution," Journalism History, Spring.

Cole, J., and Hamilton, J. (2008)., "The History of a Surviving Species: Defining Eras in the Evolution of Foreign Correspondence," Journalism Studies, October 2008.

Cole, J. , and Hamilton, J., (2007). "A Natural History of Foreign Correspondence: A Study of the Chicago Daily News, 1900-1921)," Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 84:1, Spring.

Hamilton, J., Coleman, R., Grable, B. and Cole, J., (2006). "An Enabling Environment: A Reconsideration of the Press and the Spanish-American War," Journalism Studies, February.

Erickson, E., and Hamilton, J., (2006). "Foreign Reporting Enhanced by Parachute Journalism," Journalism Studies, February.

Rowley, K., and Hamilton, J. (2005). "A Missing Link in the History of American War Correspondents: James Bradford and the Time Piece of St. Francisville, Louisiana," American Journalism, Fall.

Broussard, J., and Hamilton, J., (2005). "Covering a Two-Front War: African-American Foreign Correspondents During World War II," American Journalism, Summer.

Wu, H.D., & Hamilton, J. (2005). U.S. Foreign Correspondents: Changes and Continuity at the Turn of the Century, Gazette: The International Journal for Communication Studies, February.

Hamilton, J., & Jenner, E. (2004). Redefining Foreign Correspondence, Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, August.

Hamilton, J. M., and Jenner, E. (2003). The New Foreign Correspondence, Foreign Affairs.


Folkerts, J., Hamilton, J. M., & Lemann, N. (2013). Educating Journalists: A New Plea for the University Tradition, Columbia University School of Journalism and Carnegie Corporation.

Hamilton, J. M. & Kosar, K. R. (2016). Government Information and Propaganda: How to Draw a Line? R. Street Policy Study No. 73.