Alexios Mantzarlis

news & information credibility lead Google News Lab

Alexios Mantzarlis is News and Information Credibility Lead at Google News Lab. He helps coordinate Google’s efforts to fight misinformation across both partnerships and product, with a particular concentration on fact-checking.

Prior to joining Google, he was the founding director of the International Fact-Checking Network and Managing Director of Pagella Politica. As Director of the IFCN, he helped draft the fact-checkers' code of principles and shepherded a seminal partnership between fact-checkers and Facebook.

He has been a member of the European Union's High Level Expert Group on fake news and online disinformation. His publications include a draft lesson plan for UNESCO, a chapter on fact-checking in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections in Truth Counts, and a peer-reviewed study on Zika and fake news on the American Journal of Health Education.

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