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Xutian Liu (Thesis, UI ); Junwei Li(Simulation, Thesis); Yankun Yang(Simulation, Thesis)

Background

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https://news.osu.edu/study--americans-choose-media-messages-that-agree-with-their-views/

A study in 2009 provides some of the strongest evidence to date that Americans prefer to read political articles that agree with the opinions they already hold.

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https://medium.com/oxford-university/where-do-people-get-their-news-8e850a0dea03

Different news has different audiences. The way information got spread is not linear, mixed with personal preference, trust issue, and other factors, the result is complicated and unexpected.

Simulation Description

Simulation: Information dissemination in a crisis.

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