Jevin D. West
Jevin West

In the News

2018
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 BS Detector
Fine-Tune Your B.S. Detector: You’ll Need It
Wall Street Journal (March 19)
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)
2017
The science that’s never been cited
Nature (Dec. 13, 2017)
Stereothreat
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)
2016
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)
2015
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)
2014
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)
2013
Cheap Impact?
The Scientist (Jan. 23, 2013)
2012
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)
2011
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)
2010
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)
2009
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)
2008
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)
2007
Ted and Carl Bergstrom receive SPARC Innovator Award (June 1, 2007)
Three-Toed Sloth (Mar. 20, 2007)
2006
The Mathematics Calendar 2006
The Mathematics Calendar 2006 by Theoni Pappas (Jan. 1, 2006)
2004
Nature News (Jan. 21, 2004)
Science News (Feb. 21, 2004)
Herald Journal (Feb. 20, 2004)
USU Today (Feb. 12, 2004)
Slashdot.com (Jan. 22, 2004)
Roland Piquepaille's Technology Trends (Jan. 22, 2004)
Three-Toed Sloth (Jan. 21, 2004)