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 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.

7 takeaways from the GOP health care plan to replace Obamacare

Walking a fine line between the free market and a safety net, Republicans recently released their legislative plan to replace Obamacare -- more formally known as the Affordable Care Act -- without throwing millions of people off their health insurance coverage.

Support PolitiFact: Join the Truth Squad

We launch a new project asking our readers to contribute to us directly through a membership program called the Truth Squad.

The Trump-O-Meter: Tracking 102 promises made by Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump promised coal jobs in West Virginia and manufacturing jobs in Michigan. He said he would fix the inner city of Baltimore and the airports in New York. He said he would cut taxes and grow the military. Create paid family leave and balance the budget.