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

Read: Text messages between US diplomats about Ukraine aid, Trump phone call

Text messages detail a top U.S. diplomat's concerns about a White House strategy aimed at pressuring Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump's election rival, Joe Biden, in exchange for foreign aid. 

What are your questions about the Trump-Ukraine-Biden phone call?

PolitiFact would like to know what you're seeing that needs some verification or a fact-check. What question do you have about Ukraine, the whistleblower, or an impeachment inquiry?

Read the declassified whistleblower complaint on Ukraine, Biden and Trump

Until now, the Trump administration has withheld a complaint filed by an intelligence community whistleblower who did go through the appropriate channels. 

Read the Inspector General's letter on the Ukraine whistleblower complaint

The Intelligence Community Inspector General letter regarding the Ukraine whistleblower complaint has been published. 

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Our reporting has the power to not only inform, but also lead to the advancement of our democracy. Support PolitiFact today. 

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.