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Information Timeline Resources
Good illustrations of the Information Cycle:
- Hurricane Katrina - As time passed and more information was gathered, public opinons about the response to Hurricane Katrina definitely changed.
- Boston Marathon Bombing - The information changed a lot as it was first released - the number of those injured or killed, the number and names of the suspects. At one point, four innocent people were accused of being suspects.
- Celebrity Deaths - Though it deals with a sad subject, the process of breaking stories about celebrity deaths nearly always exemplifies the information cycle.
Learn more: The Information Cycle (Portland State University Library)
Learn more: The Information Cycle (Kimbel Library)
Learn more: The Information Cycle (Joshua Vossler)