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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Comparing unprecedented Trump White House turnover with Bush, Obama

High turnover has become synonymous with President Donald Trump’s White House. Following the recent departures of Hope Hicks, Gary Cohn, Rob Porter and Rex Tillerson, we're revisiting the shortest tenures for the most high-profile Trump staffers and comparing the number of people who filled each position in the three most recent administrations.

PolitiFact fact-checks Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, The Post

We look at the accuracy at some of the Oscar nominees for best picture. 

Democrats’ memo pushes back on GOP claims about Russia probe

The House Intelligence Committee's partisan divide deepened with the Feb. 24 release of a Democratic memo fending off Republican claims that the investigation into collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is politically tainted.

Donald Trump's dubious attack on U.S.-Canada trade

Most of the time, Canada isn’t the biggest target of ire for American politicians. But in a speech to governors on Feb. 26, President Donald Trump took aim at the country’s neighbors to the north, calling out the balance of trade between the two nations.

Fact-checking the movie The Post, Oscar nominee for best picture

The Post, Steven Spielberg’s paean to the First Amendment and the free press, tells the tale of the Washington Post’s diffident publisher and ambitious editor summoning the courage to publish a top-secret study in the face of unprecedented government censorship.

How do we prevent school shootings?

Following the shooting in Parkland, Fla., experts talk about several strategies including gun control, expanding mental health services and threat assessment in an effort to reduce school shootings.

The Russia investigation and Donald Trump: a timeline from on-the-record sources

U.S. law enforcement agencies and Congress are investigating links between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, as part of a broader probe into Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election. 

What we know about mass shootings

With each tragedy, we hear arguments about gun violence, mental health, how firearms should be regulated and what’s driving the prevalence of mass shootings. PolitiFact has worked for years to research these topics to explain talking points used by all sides of the debate.

Will millennials be the largest voting bloc in 2018, as Rock the Vote predicts?

There are many factors that could influence millennial voter turnout in 2018 including how they feel about the candidates, voter mobilization efforts and state laws.

PolitiFact gains nonprofit status with move to the Poynter Institute

The Poynter Institute, a nonprofit school for journalists based in St. Petersburg, Fla., has acquired direct ownership of PolitiFact.