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Amid the misinformation, we're here to separate facts from fiction
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Josie Hollingsworth
By Josie Hollingsworth June 30, 2020

Let's be honest, it’s been a bad few months for facts. At PolitiFact, we're continuing to see a massive amount of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic and the protests for social change. 

It’s happening in the White House, and on Capitol Hill, in statehouses and on television. You’re probably seeing it online. We definitely are.

At PolitiFact, we’re trying as best we can to help separate fact from fiction. Our team also is ramping up its coverage of the presidential election and key House and Senate races ahead of Election Day. Our goal is to help you better understand complicated or thorny political issues, so that you can make the best decisions for yourself about who to vote for, who to believe and what policies to support. 

This has been the purpose of journalism for a long time. Each person on our staff has been trained to rise up in moments like this. Can you say the same about the algorithms, or selfish people who are spreading misinformation, or trolls?

Our only goal right now is to serve the public. We're going to keep vetting, compiling, and producing work that helps inform you. 

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