Why fake news is a risk to employers
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John van der Luit-Drummond, Editor
John van der Luit-Drummond, Editor

A lie travels halfway around the world before the truth can put its pants on. With misinformation and disinformation running rampant in this social media age, it’s hard to argue against that well-worn saying.

Earlier this week a video purportedly showing a Macy’s department store manager terminating a Black employee in an elevator full of customers went semi-viral. The worker’s offence was being four hours late for her shift without informing her employer as to why.