Fact Check

VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, a global alliance of fact-checkers committed to advance accountability journalism. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

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

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Youth solon DID NOT call for Duterte’s ouster amid threats vs. UP students

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​New study says fake news production goes beyond money

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: DSWD exec flip-flops on 4Ps

Ilagan was a staunch critic of 4Ps during her…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Duterte NOT after P8.4B Aquino allegedly stole in right-of-way scam

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Roque changes opinion on fake news

​From saying fake news is a threat that can be…