Fact Denial and the Record Under Threat
Brandeis Records Manager
DECEMBER 21, 2016
has embraced the acceptance of non-truths and the repudiation of facts in the record. If we can’t ascertain some facts in consensus, then the record is mute. Holocaust- and moon landing-denial hopefully provide two clear and non-partisan examples. But what prevents a society that embraces such confusion and fact rejection from filtering into the organizational culture? And how do we as keepers of the record foster and champion fact integrity in our broader culture?