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. He is a member of the EU Commission's High Level Expert Group on fake news and has prepared a lesson plan on fact-checking for UNESCO

Alexios previously served as Managing Editor of Pagella Politica, where he presented weekly fact-checking segments on Virus, a prime time talk show airing on national broadcaster RAI 2.


IJF 2018

Alexios Mantzarlis will speak at the following events:

17:30 - 18:45  friday 13 april 2018
Sala San Francesco
Critical perspectives on the disinformation discussion
10:45 - 12:00  saturday 14 april 2018
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani
Is the problem of fake news overblown?

IJF 2017

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

IJF 2015

Alexios Mantzarlis will speak at the following events:

18:00 - 19:00  thursday 16 april 2015
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
Fact-checking isn't just for fact-checkers
14:00 - 15:15  friday 17 april 2015
Palazzo Sorbello
Why structure is the future of journalism

IJF 2013

Alexios Mantzarlis will speak at the following events:

12:00 - 13:30  thursday 25 april 2013
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
Fact-checking in Italy


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