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.

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Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

What you need to know about net neutrality

A pivotal vote by the Federal Communications Commission this week could upend the net neutrality rules that restrict broadband providers from manipulating Internet traffic to play favorites. 

A look back at Lie of the Year, 2009 to 2016

A look back at Lie of the Year, from 2009 to 2016.

2017 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results

We present the 2017 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results.

The Trump team’s falsehoods of 2017

President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him.

Notable misstatements about Donald Trump from 2017

Here are five notable misstatements about President Donald Trump from 2017.

2017 Lie of the Year: Russian election interference is a 'made-up story'

President Trump continually asserts that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election is fake news, a hoax or a made-up story, even though there is widespread, bipartisan evidence to the contrary.

Flynn’s guilty plea confirms he talked Russian sanctions, misled FBI

Flynn’s guilty plea marks an escalation of the special counsel’s probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia, and also corroborates anonymously-sourced media reports about Flynn’s contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Donald Trump claims Doug Jones is 'weak on the border.' Here's what we found

Doug Jones opposes Trump’s border wall, but there's no indication that he is against other border security measures.

Lie of the Year 2017: Readers' Choice poll

PolitiFact will soon announce our Lie of the Year -- the most significant falsehood of 2017, as chosen by our editors and reporters. We're also inviting readers to vote for the Readers' Choice award.

Trump’s decision on Haitian immigrants: What does it mean?

Haitians benefitting from Temporary Protected Status now have 18 months to leave the United States or adjust their status. They risk deportation if they choose to stay in the country without TPS protection.