Amy Hollyfield

Deputy Managing Editor/Politics & Business, Tampa Bay Times

Amy Hollyfield is the Deputy Managing Editor/Politics & Business for the Tampa Bay Times, overseeing state and national political coverage, including bureaus in Tallahassee and Washington, and PolitiFact, PunditFact and PolitiFact Florida. PolitiFact was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In addition, Amy oversees business news, Perspective and Floridian magazine. Amy has worked at the Times for more than 15 years, after previous stints at the Miami Herald and Florida Today.

Email: ahollyfield@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Hollyfield

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They've still got Orly Taitz! (We think)

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Improvement since the last State of the Union, in fact

Recent stories from Amy Hollyfield

Tammy Duckworth pega a Mark Kirk por sus logros militares

En un discurso el 18 de agosto en Springfield, IL, dirigido a los líderes del Partido Demócrata de Illinois, la congresista Tammy Duckworth revivió y agregó específicos a una acusación que el Senador Mark Kirk evadió a través de su exitosa campaña de reelección en el 2010.

A fact-checker’s advice for debate moderators

PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan reflects on fact-checking debates and how moderators' performance matters. 

Inside fact-checking: A conversation with Lucas Graves, author of 'Deciding What's True'

PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan interviews Lucas Graves, author of Deciding What's True

Introducing PolitiFact Illinois

Reboot Illinois now is the exclusive home of PolitiFact Illinois, joining the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact team as the 18th partner state.

What do fact-checkers around the world have in common?

What do fact-checkers around the world have in common? PolitiFact Editor Angie Drobnic Holan reflects on principles we might all support. 

Fact-checking the June 26 Sunday shows

Given that "What is the EU?" was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions about the Brexit vote Sunday.

Fact-checking claims about the Nevada convention chaos

PolitiFact Nevada dug into what Sanders supporters are so mad about and found their claims lacking.

Fact-checking 2016: This is gonna be messy

Clinton and Trump have radically different approaches to running for president. Our editor reflects on PolitiFact's approach to fact-checking the 2016 race.    What we know about the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails

5 fact-checks about foreign trade, TPP, and China

We review some of our fact-checks from the campaign trail, including rhetoric from Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz. Half True was the best rating. 

PolitiFact fact-checks the April 10 shows

Conservative commentator Glenn Beck says Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee equals a sure loss to Hillary Clinton according to "every" poll. Every?