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Josie Hollingsworth

Josie Hollingsworth is PolitiFact's Audience Engagement Editor. Previously, she worked in audience engagement, expanding social platforms and website production at The Seattle Times and the Tampa Bay Times. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in Spanish literature and interactive multimedia journalism.

Recent stories from Josie Hollingsworth

PolitiFact announces health news fact-checking partnership with Kaiser Health News

The partnership will be a resource to health care consumers and other newsrooms as they decipher claims made by politicians. 

Happy International Fact-Checking Day!

Don’t be fooled: The third annual International Fact-Checking Day empowers citizens around the world to sort fact from fiction. 

Roses are red, violets are blue, PolitiFact loves truth, what about you?

If you start or re-up your commitment to PolitiFact this Valentine's Day, we'll send you an "I love facts" sticker. What better way to show your love for truth in politics?

It's #GivingNewsDay! Every dollar you donate to PolitiFact is now tripled

This is big. Thanks to a generous donation from one of our supporters, every dollar you donate to PolitiFact now through Dec. 31 is tripled.  

PolitiFact wins two Green Eyeshade awards

PolitiFact has won first place Green Eyeshade awards for our work covering fake news and misinformation.

Elon Musk calls for accountability in media, donates to PolitiFact

Entrepreneur Elon Musk (of Tesla, SpaceX, PayPal) had an idea: He’d "create a site where the public can rate the core truth of any article & track the credibility score over time of each journalist, editor & publication." That sounded familiar.

Understanding felon voting rights restoration

Each state can set their own policies for restoring voting rights to felons