Holan

Angie Drobnic Holan is the editor of PolitiFact. She previously was deputy editor, and before that a reporter for PolitiFact, helping launch the site in 2007. She was a member of the PolitiFact team that won the Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 2008 election. She has been with the Tampa Bay Times since 2005 and previously worked at newspapers in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and New Mexico.

She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and a master’s of library science from the University of South Florida. Her undergraduate degree is from the Plan II liberal arts program at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a native of Louisiana and attended the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Angie Drobnic Holan

Mostly True

Rate-setting rules played a role too

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

In Context: What Justin Trudeau said that made Donald Trump angry

Justin Trudeau's comments after the G7 Summit

Fact-checking Malcolm Jenkins' posters on prisons and police shootings

Malcolm Jenkins tried to redirect the message to the fuel behind NFL player protests: inequities in the criminal justice system. Jenkins remained silent while holding up a series of placards with statements about prisons and police shootings. We fact-checked those.

Fact-checking the death toll estimates from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

We explain the varying estimates for the 2017 hurricane and why it's so hard pinpoint a number

PolitiFact wins two Green Eyeshade awards

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

The facts behind Donald Trump’s pardoning Dinesh D’Souza

President Donald Trump announced he would pardon controversial conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza on May 31, 2018. Here’s a closer look at Trump’s fifth presidential pardon.

Sorting out the facts about nearly 1,500 lost children, Trump family separation policy

The hashtag #WhereAreTheChildren has been trending on Twitter, bringing attention to nearly 1,500 "lost" immigrant children and whether the Trump administration is to blame for it. Readers asked us to clarify what exactly happened with the children and how they got here. Here are the facts.

What the Republican discharge petition means for DACA, ‘Dreamers’

Here’s an overview of the uncommon approach of discharge petitions, what it means for Dreamers and what it says about the power dynamic in congress.

A look into the business practices of Indiana's Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun

A Democratic Super PAC attacked GOP Senate candidate Mike Braun's business record. We took a closer look.

A closer look at payments to Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen

Several corporations admitted to paying President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen in hopes of gaining access to Trump or his thinking after financial records of the transactions were released by a lawyer representing Stormy Daniels.

Today only: Get your donation to PolitiFact matched

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our newsroom, citizens are staying informed on the complex issues that matter to them. For instance, we recently dug into the facts of whether President Donald Trump has the power to fire FBI special counsel Robert Mueller. Answer: It’s complicated.