Jevin D. West
Jevin West

In the News

Note: I am working to update my media mentions. Here is a file with the more full list.
With the rise of AI, social media platforms could face perfect storm of misinformation in 2024.
CNN (July 17)
G.O.P. Targets Researchers Who Study Disinformation Ahead of 2024 Election.
New York Times (June 19)
The fastest way to upskill.
WeSchool (June 12)
New WA law requires clear disclosures for 'deepfakes' used in election media.
CIP Blog (June 9)
Weaponized Empathy.
OpenMind (May 24)
Watch our Mini MisinfoDay series of educational workshops.
CIP Blog (May 17)
All Things Considered local cut-ins and tomorrow morning during Morning Edition.
NPR (KNKX) (May 16)
Searching the web for science: how small mistakes create big problems.
Nature (April 6)
University of Washington professors on using ChatGPT in the classroom.
Geekwire (April 6)
'It's an especially bad time': Tech layoffs are hitting ethics and safety teams.
CNN (Arpil 6)
Digital literacy: Can the republic 'survive an algorithm'?.
Associated Press (March 20)
Coronavirus "infodemic" threatens world's health institutions.
Axios (Feb 25)
Can a New Think Tank Rescue Us from the Misinformation Age?
Seattle Met (Feb 25)
Internet giants fight spread of coronavirus untruths.
AFP News (Feb 25)
Telling fact from fiction in the information age.
KUOW (Feb 16)
Disease warriors tasked to fight misinformation about coronavirus.
TribLive (Feb 12)
The coronavirus is spreading rapidly. So is misinformation about it.
Washington Post (Feb 10)
Advancing a new field of research: Sam Gill at University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public Opening.
Knight Foundation (Dec 12)
Universities Unite to Expose Deepfakes before 2020 Vote.
Governing (Dec 5)
Can you tell which face is real? UW and WSU plan to fight digital 'deepfakes'.
Seattle Times (Dec 4)
UW launches new center.
NPR (Dec 4)
UW research center to tackle the problem of fake news.
KUOW (Dec 4)
UW Launching New Center.
KOMO Radio (Dec 4)
UW Launching Fake News Center.
KIRO 7 (Dec 3)
Huge peer-review study reveals lack of women and non-Westerners
Nature (Sept 18)
Education is our best weapon against fake news, says information expert
The StarMetro, Vancouver. (Sept 13)
The Record. KUOW, NPR Radio (July 2)
The Dave Ross Show. MyNorthwest, KIRO Radio (June 29)
Why bullshit hurts democracy more than lies
The Conversation (May 15)
Fake news and misinformation: Why teaching critical thinking is crucial for democracy
UW Provost Office (April 23)
Certifying online journalists: A bad idea whose time has come?
Geekwire (April 21)
Making sense of the Facebook data mining scandal and how it affects you
New Day NW, King5 News. (March 23)
Fine-Tune Your B.S. Detector: You’ll Need It
Wall Street Journal (March 19)
Fine Tune BS Detector
UW professor who studies 'information warfare' on how to protect yourself
King5 News, Seattle (Feb. 16)
Making sense of information: Who do we trust? Where do we go from here?
UW News Today (Feb. 9)
Technology will only contribute to the production of "fake news"
The Daily, UW (Jan. 23)
Metrics Mania
Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. 7)
The science that’s never been cited
Nature (Dec. 13, 2017)
Publishers Weekly (Nov. 23, 2017)
Messy but Essential
Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 20, 2017)
Making media literacy great again
Columbia Journal Review (Oct. 15, 2017)
Job-Killing Computerization Sets Its Sights on the University Researcher
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Feb. 20, 2017)
It's Getting Harder To Sort Out Truth From Fiction
NPR, Morning Edition (Jan. 23, 2017)
The Fine Art of Sniffing Out Crappy Science
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. 16, 2016)
How to Measure Impact
Inside Higher Ed (Dec. 14, 2016)
The First Visual Search Engine for Scientific Diagrams
MIT Technology Review (May 27, 2016)
Patents by women-better in the life sciences?
Bloomberg News (Nov. 12, 2015)
Men Who Admire Their Own Work
Inside Higher Ed (Aug. 25, 2015)
In Science, It Matters That Women Come Last
FiveThirtyEight (Aug. 5, 2015)
Bibliometrics: The citation game
Nature (June. 25, 2014)
The Life Cycle of Ideas: How scientific concepts rise and fall
Popular Science Magazine (April 17, 2014)
Lowered Cites
The Chronicle of Higher Education (March 17, 2014)
Cheap Impact?
The Scientist (Jan. 23, 2013)
Scholarly Publishing's Gender Gap
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 22, 2012)
The Marketplace in Your Brain
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 24, 2012)
Predicting Publishing Futures
The Scientist (Sept. 12, 2012)
Live Chat: The Science of Decision Making
College of Science Letters (Jan. 10, 2012)
Uncommitted newbies can foil forceful few
Science News (Dec. 15, 2011)
The Anatomy of Influence
Chronicle of Higher Education (Nov. 8, 2011)
Academic Influence, Visualized
The Boston Globe (Oct. 5, 2011)
Tony Phillip's Take on Math in the Media
American Mathematical Society (Oct. 1, 2011)
Computing giants launch free science metrics
Nature (Aug. 2, 2011)/div>
Of goats and headaches
The Economist (Mar. 26, 2011)
Financial Times
Financial Times (Mar. 2, 2011)
Ranking the Law Reviews
Above the Law (Oct. 6, 2010)/div>
Concurring Opinions (Oct. 5, 2010)
Galileo (June 22, 2010)
Nature (Mar. 26, 2010)
The Scientist (Jan. 28, 2010)
NPR's "All Things Considered" (Jan. 27, 2010)
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Dec. 16, 2009)
Utah State University (Nov. 19, 2009)
Wired (May 22, 2009)/div>
Journal of Biological Chemistry (May 9, 2009)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Apr. 8, 2009)
Science Magazine (April 8, 2009)
New York Times (Mar. 16, 2009)
Nature News (Mar. 9, 2009)
Visual Complexity (Feb. 20, 2009)
Nature blog (Jan. 29, 2009)
Data Visualization (Jan. 28, 2009)
Thomson Reuters Press Release (Jan. 21, 2009)
Columbia University Libraries Scholarly Communication Program (Oct. 30, 2008)
Scopus Research Trends (Oct. 27. 2008)
Yale University Libraries (Oct. 13, 2008)
Seed Magazine (Oct. 1, 2008)
University of Washington Newsletter (Fall 2008)/div>
University of Washington Newsletter (Sept. 28, 2008)
Nature blog (July 22, 2008)
Ted and Carl Bergstrom receive SPARC Innovator Award (June 1, 2007)
Three-Toed Sloth (Mar. 20, 2007)
The Mathematics Calendar 2006
The Mathematics Calendar 2006 by Theoni Pappas (Jan. 1, 2006)
Nature News (Jan. 21, 2004)
Science News (Feb. 21, 2004)
Herald Journal (Feb. 20, 2004)
USU Today (Feb. 12, 2004) (Jan. 22, 2004)
Roland Piquepaille's Technology Trends (Jan. 22, 2004)
Three-Toed Sloth (Jan. 21, 2004)