Media Literacy, Civic Engagement and Democracy Project
MLCED is a multiyear project to inform and engage the southern Maryland community on the important relationship between the media and American democracy.
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Misinformation In and About Science
Presented by Jevin D. West Campus Center, Cole Cinema at 4:45 p.m.
Co-author of the book "Calling Bullshit: the Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World," Jevin West is an associate professor in the Information School at the University of Washington. He co-founded the Center for an Informed Public. He studies the science of science and worries about the spread of misinformation. His laboratory consists of millions of scholarly papers and public posts about science. He develops knowledge discovery tools to facilitate and study science, with a particular interest in how sociological and economic factors drive and slow the evolution of science.
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Hilda C. Landers Library
Center for the Study of Democracy
St. Mary's College of Maryland,
the National Public Honors College