Sunday, October 14, 2018


Angie Drobnic Holan, Politifact editor

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.

A portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart is seen in the

PolitiFact: Even George Washington had to fight fake news

Politics in 2018 can seem so relentlessly negative, itís tempting to seek escape in reading stories of the Founding Fathers.Take George Washington. Far from the staid-looking fellow on the $1 bill, Washington was a tall and athletic man,...
Updated: 3 months ago
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Former FBI Director James Comey poses for photographs as he arrives to speak about his new book

Book review: James Comey wants to explain himself

In 2016, as the director of the FBI, James Comey publicly dissected Hillary Clintonís email server controversy. Later, we learned that Comey was keeping to himself the beginnings of an investigation into Russiaís active interference in the U.S.
Updated: 6 months ago