‘Truth, Lies and Election 2016’ free forum scheduled at Loyola University, Feb. 12

Journalists, educators and students are invited to a free forum investigating and understanding political rhetoric as our nation approaches this year’s presidential primary season. The event is sponsored by the American Press Institute, Loyola University’s Chicago School of Communications and the Chicago Headline Club.

Titled “ “Truth, Lies and Election 2016,” it will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12 at Loyola University’s downtown Water Tower Campus , 111 E. Pearson Street.

Panelists include some of the region’s top experts on journalism and politics, advertising and research. They will share best practices and commentary, the latest tools and technology in fact-checking and accountability journalism.

Luncheon keynote address will be given by Andy Shaw, president and CEO of the Better Government Association.

Register at http//www.truth116.eventbrite.com.