2019-04-6 11:00:00 2019-04-6 12:00:00 Europe/Rome In an era when politicians around the world are promoting false narratives and accuse anyone who fact-checks them of being "fake news," it is a journalist’s responsibility to continuously point out lies, or has ardent fact-checking become too politicized? When we repeatedly criticize, do we risk becoming partisan? The press needs to be truthful yet even-handed, but in an era when lies travel around the world faster than the truth can get out of bed, do journalists need to leave behind old models of "both sides" journalism and give audiences a “truth sandwich” instead? Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello - Perugia

In an era when politicians around the world are promoting false narratives and accuse anyone who fact-checks them of being "fake news," it is a journalist’s responsibility to continuously point out lies, or has ardent fact-checking become too politicized? When we repeatedly criticize, do we risk becoming partisan? The press needs to be truthful yet even-handed, but in an era when lies travel around the world faster than the truth can get out of bed, do journalists need to leave behind old models of "both sides" journalism and give audiences a “truth sandwich” instead?