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John Maxwell Hamilton

John Maxwell Hamilton

John Maxwell Hamilton is a global fellow with the Wilson Center, serves on the faculty for Louisiana State University, and is author of Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda (2020).

Articles and Events

A Real History of Fake News

A Real History of Fake News

It has a long, not-so-illustrious past.

John Maxwell Hamilton, Heidi Tworek
The Elmer’s Treatment

The Elmer’s Treatment

The U.S. government shares vast amounts of information with the public, a touch of glue to help hold a skeptical polity together.

John Maxwell Hamilton, Kevin R. Kosar