James T. Hamilton

About James T. Hamilton

James T. Hamilton, Hearst Professor of Communication and director of the Journalism Program at Stanford University, is the author of “All the News That’s Fit to Sell: How the Market Turns Information into News” (Princeton University Press, 2006) and co-founder of the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab. This article is based on his forthcoming book, “Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism,” published in October 2016 by Harvard University Press.