The dark side of information: overload, anxiety and other paradoxes and pathologies

@article{Bawden2009TheDS,
  title={The dark side of information: overload, anxiety and other paradoxes and pathologies},
  author={David Bawden and Lyn Robinson},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={35},
  pages={180 - 191}
}
This review article identifies and discusses some of main issues and potential problems — paradoxes and pathologies — around the communication of recorded information, and points to some possible solutions. The article considers the changing contexts of information communication, with some caveats about the identification of `pathologies of information', and analyses the changes over time in the way in which issues of the quantity and quality of information available have been regarded. Two… Expand
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