Sunday, May 24th, 2015
Holan

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

Mostly False

Eighteen permanent employees were fired

False

Even interpreted charitably, her claim is greatly misleading

Half Flip

Shifts but not flips

Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio

On whether the Iraq War was a mistake.

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Valid numbers that don't say a lot

Debbie Mayfield
Debbie Mayfield

"Florida sends $135 billion and D.C. returns $150 billion."

— PolitiFact Florida

Recent stories from Angie Drobnic Holan

Mailbag: Hillary Clinton edition

Hillary Clinton is in the media spotlight -- and our coverage of her presidential campaign is taking flak from readers.

An updated look at statistics on black-on-black murders

The majority of murders are intraracial -- and that has been the trend for many years.  

Fact-checking claims about Amtrak funding

There's a lot of blame going around about why Amtrak isn't up-to-date on the latest safety features. We found a complicated situation that turns on several important factors.   Fact-checking the May 17 Sunday shows

Fact-checking claims about Amtrak

There's a lot of blame going around about why Amtrak isn't up-to-date on the latest safety features. We found a complicated situation that turns on several important factors.

PunditFact fact-checks the May 17 news shows

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates discussed the state of the American economy Sunday, arguing that business leaders don’t need lower tax rates in the way Republicans have claimed.  

Fact-checking the May 17 news shows

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates discussed the state of the American economy Sunday, arguing that business leaders don’t need lower tax rates in the way Republicans have claimed.

PunditFact previews the May 17 Sunday shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and authorizing the war in Iraq

We take a look at what Bush told Fox’s Megyn Kelly about what he and his potential Democratic rival would have done about Iraq.

Annotating Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion

Florida Gov. Rick Scott made some of his most extended comments about Medicaid expansion to reporters in Washington on May 6, 2015. PolitiFact Florida has annotated a transcript of the press conference. 

Rouhani Meter tracks Iran president's campaign promises

An innovative project based in Toronto is monitoring the promises of Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran.