Reducing Information Pollution

Information overload: Biased media outlets filtering information for us

Source: Augusta Free Press
Date: 07/19/2016
Excerpt: “Information overload” is a term used by American futurist and author Alvin Toffler for the world we live in today. The author, who passed away recently, used the term to describe the state in which we get under the pressure of all the information dumped on us on a daily basis. Today, to find the information we need, we have to dig through layers of ads, click bait, and spam. Luckily, some media outlets are specialized enough to focus on the exact things their users need, offering them what they want to find without all the fuss and filling surrounding it.
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