Angie Drobnic Holan

PolitiFact Editor

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.

Email: holan@politifact.com

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


It's been true since the start of 2014

Half Flip

“Oh, I’ve been quoted both ways."

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

What we know about the health of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Is Donald Trump a narcissist? A sociopath? Something worse? Is Hillary Clinton suffering from epilepsy? The aftermath of a stroke? Dementia? Here's what we really know about the health of the two presidential candidates.

The post-truth election? Comparing 2016 to past elections on the Truth-O-Meter

We've seen the stories -- that 2016 will go down as the post-truth or post-fact election. But is that true?

Donald Trump's speech about fighting 'radical Islamic terrorism,' fact-checked

Fact-checking Trump's Aug. 15, 2016, speech.

In context: Donald Trump's 'Second Amendment people' comment

Donald Trump drew criticism from some quarters over his reference to "Second Amendment people" and how they can prevent Hillary Clinton from appointing Supreme Court justices. But is it justified? Here's the text and video to make your own judgment.

PolitiFact Florida's top 5 in July 2016

Fact-checks of claims by Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Gov. Rick Scott at the conventions were our most popular.

Fact-checking Tim Kaine, Rick Scott's super PAC on 'Meet the Press'

Fact-checking the Aug. 7 edition of "Meet the Press."

Did Trump campaign soften platform language to benefit Russia?

Donald Trump has turned heads by having some seemingly nice things to say about Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin.

What you need to know about Donald Trump, Russia and Ukraine

Donald Trump was mocked for his perceived ignorance of Russia's presence in Ukraine. Let's explore.

PolitiFact’s coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Every fact-check from the Democratic National Convention.

PolitiFact’s coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention

PolitiFacts many fact-checks from the Republican National Convention