Join journalists, students, faculty and community members on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at Loyola University in Chicago for an in-depth session on investigating and understanding political rhetoric — particularly as we approach the 2016 elections.
“Truth, Lies and Election 2016: A Fact-Checking Boot Camp” is sponsored by Loyola and the American Press Institute as part of its Fact-Checking Project initiative. It will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Regents Hall, 16th floor, Lewis Towers, 111 E. Pearson St., Chicago.
Panelists include some of the region’s top experts on journalism and politics, advertising and research. They’ll share best practices and research, and the latest tools and technology in fact-checking and accountability journalism.
Speakers include Brittany Clingen, Ballotpedia; Greg Borowski, PolitiFact Wisconsin; Madeleine Doubek, Reboot Illinois; Alden Loury, Better Government Association; Natalie Moore, WBEZ; Tahera Rahman, Radio Islam; Alex V. Hernandez, Extra News; Ann Liston, AL Media; and George Villanueva, David Romanelli and Jill Geisler, Loyola University.
Keynote speaker is Andy Shaw, president and CEO of the Better Government Association and an award-winning Chicago journalist.
To register, please follow this link.