Alexios Mantzarlis

director International Fact-Checking Network

Alexios Mantzarlis

Alexios Mantzarlis joined Poynter to lead the International Fact-Checking Network in September of 2015. In this capacity he writes about and advocates for fact-checking. He also trains and convenes fact-checkers around the world.

As Director of the IFCN, Alexios has helped draft the fact-checkers' code of principles, shepherded a partnership between third-party fact-checkers and Facebook, testified to the Italian Chamber of Deputies on the "fake news" phenomenon and helped launch International Fact-Checking Day.

Alexios previously served as Managing Editor of Pagella Politica and FactCheckEU, respectively Italy's main political fact-checking website and the EU's first multilingual crowd-checking project. While at Pagella Politica, he presented weekly fact-checking segments on Virus, a prime time talk show airing on national broadcaster RAI 2.

Alexios Mantzarlis will speak at the following events:

09:30 - 10:45  thursday 6 april 2017
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
‘Fake news’ and the misinformation ecosystem
12:00 - 13:00  thursday 6 april 2017
Palazzo Sorbello
Fact-checking on TV: the importance of format
14:00 - 15:00  friday 7 april 2017
Sala del Dottorato
Fact-checking in the age of Trump






2017 Il Filo di Arianna - contacts - Privacy Policy - © All rights reserved P.I. 02480770540