BUHAY KA PA BA? Portrait of a president as a source of disinformation

Information empowers the citizenry. But what if the President himself engages in disinformation?

This video was first presented at the Democracy and Disinformation conference at the Ateneo Professional Schools on Feb. 12, 2018.

(Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Find out more about this initiative.)


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