Understanding the Lede: taking action against information overload(ing)

Spotting the most relevant and informative section of news articles

By: Andrii Elyiv, Nikhil Aggarwal and Aldo Visibelli

Living in a fast paced society characterized by information overload(ing), also known as infobesity or infoxication, strongly inhibits the processing capacity of decision makers. Information overload is indeed likely to seriously hamper decision quality. Thus the ability of individuals and organizations to promptly make sense of key messages behind great amounts of…