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Angie Drobnic Holan

Angie Drobnic Holan

International Fact-Checking Network


Angie Drobnic Holan is the director of the International Fact-Checking Network, an group devoted to supporting fact-checking journalism and promoting information integrity around the world. The network administers the IFCN Code of Principles, a set of best practices for fact-checkers concerning accuracy, methodology, transparency and independence.

From 2013 to 2023, she was editor-in-chief of PolitiFact and was a reporter on the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that fact-checked the 2008 U.S. presidential election. She holds an MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an MLIS from the University of South Florida. She works at the Washington, D.C. offices of the Poynter Institute, the home of the IFCN and a journalism training institute headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida.