THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Jackie Chan DID NOT make a film about Duterte

Using various online tools, VERA Files tracks FAKE NEWS that have trended online this week. We read fake news, so you don’t have to.

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: The number of pro-Duterte rallyists was NOT three times as that of anti-gov’t protesters; 3 Catholic schools did NOT threaten students who refused to join rallies; there is NO news site Aljazeera-tv.com

Using various online tools, VERA Files tracks FAKE NEWS that have trended online this week. We read…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Duterte DID NOT sign any ‘no homework policy’

Using various online tools, VERA Files tracks FAKE NEWS that have trended online this week. We read…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Russian President Putin DID NOT send Duterte military aid to crush NPA

This fake report trended on social media this week. Don’t believe it.

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