The project is a commentary published in The New York Review Daily on managing the deluge of Covid-19 information and developing data literacy. It is based on the author's book INFOWHELM. Heather Houser defines "infowhelm" as "the phenomenon of being overwhelmed by a constant flow of sometimes conflicting information."
It uses insights from ecocriticism, media studies, and science and technology studies (STS) to assess the challenges of managing the Covid-19 infowhelm. "Managing" here includes emotionally, intellectually, ideologically, and behaviorally. It also affiliates climate crisis and Covid-19 on the issue of "infowhelm."
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