Hollyfield

Amy Hollyfield is the Associate Editor for PolitiFact and the Deputy Managing Editor/Politics & Features for the Tampa Bay Times, overseeing national political coverage, including the Times' bureau in Washington, and PolitiFact, PunditFact and PolitiFact Florida. PolitiFact was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In addition, Amy oversees features news, Perspective and Floridian magazine. Amy has worked at the Times for 20 years, after previous stints at the Miami Herald and Florida Today.

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Recent stories from Amy Hollyfield

The media's definition of fake news vs. Donald Trump's

When PolitiFact fact-checks fake news, we are calling out fabricated content that intentionally masquerades as news coverage of actual events. When President Donald Trump talks about fake news, he means something else entirely.

More than 13,000 fact-checks later, PolitiFact celebrates 10-year mark

"When we started PolitiFact, I had the hope, and I think Bill had the hope, that we would inspire other journalists to do more fact-checking," Holan said, "and that has absolutely come true."

10 years of fact-checking: It got easier -- and harder

We reflect on how fact-checking has changed over the course of a decade. 

The future of fact-checking is in digital technology, human trust

Thoughts from the fourth annual Global Fact-checking Summit. 

The power of fact-checking in today's world

In a world with lots of misinformation, readers, viewers, and voters are looking for places that can quickly sort facts from falsehoods.

Mailbag: ‘I wish PolitiFact would stop endorsing junk statistics’

Spring is upon us, and so is baseball season, but that doesn’t mean all PolitiFact readers are in a cheery mood. Here are some recent emails we’ve received from readers, edited for space and clarity.

In Context: Did Susan Rice lie about unmasking Trump associates?

Critics of former National Security Adviser Susan Rice say she’s caught in a lie about misusing intelligence for political purposes.

Why April 2 is International Fact-Checking Day

This year, fact-checkers around the world are taking a stand in favor of facts. We’ve decided to declare April 2 -- the day after April Fool’s Day -- as International Fact-checking Day.

What's in store with tax reform

The Republican failure to repeal and replace Obamacare sets the stage for a task that's at least just as hard -- passing tax reform.

Fake news website starts as joke, gains 1 million views within 2 weeks

Clearwater, Fla., native James McDaniel said he wanted to see how gullible Internet readers could be, and learned more than he expected.