THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Skewing CNN Philippines report, website FALSELY CLAIMS Manila to be placed under martial law

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.

(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 and our methodology.)


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