(City University London) That the COVID-19 situation has been accompanied by a relentless flood of information is evident from a quick examination of newspaper front pages, top stories on any news channel, or trending topics on Twitter. The TMI (too much information) effect has led to the danger of information overload, — a phenomenon studied for over twenty years by Professor David Bawden and Dr. Lyn Robinson of City University of London’s Department of Library and Information Science.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/cul-cio040120.php