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Truth Is, Fake News Has Always Been a Risk

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

Misleading or patently false information has long been a risk for organizations. A disparaging comment, even one with little or no foundation in fact, can leave executives scrambling for a response that will contain and, hopefully, reverse any damage. Usually, the truth will prevail.

But as we are seeing more and more, an unceasing barrage of unsubstantiated and outright phony "news stories" powered by social media and biased websites can quickly overwhelm an organization and influence events.

Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.