“Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Actor Jussie Smollett,” The Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2019. Charges dismissed against actor accused of faking a hate crime attack.

Not what you’d readily recognize as an information governance story.  But think about the information used in filing the police reports and the controls in place to prevent false police and news reports and unjustified criminal convictions and punishments, and how well they worked.  At the police and prosecutors’ offices, the courts, and in newsrooms around the country (world).

Does your company act on unproven or unreliable information?  What does that cost?  What controls do you have in place?  Today’s quiz: how does this fit under the headings of Governance, Information, Compliance, and Use?  Identify and discuss.

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Filed under Theme Four: Use, Theme One: Information, Theme Three: Compliance, Theme Two: Governance

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