VERAfied: A DIY guide to fact checking and fighting fake news

(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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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Timeline of false claims by PH gov’t on UN human rights report

The thread of disinformation dates back to May.

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: War in Marawi NOT YET over

These fake reports trended on social media this week. Don’t believe them.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: In his own words: Respecting women, Duterte-style

"Kailan ba ako nagbastos ng babae?"

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Founded in March 2008, VERA Files is published by veteran Filipino journalists taking a deeper look into current Philippine issues. Vera is Latin for “true.”

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